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Ogilvy Public Relations Paris obtains CMS Certification (Consultancy Management Standard)

After a Golden PR Lion in June, this quality label for Public Relations agencies validates the ambitious development strategy initiated five years ago by the agency.

CMS Certification (Consultancy Management Standard) guarantees the quality of services that Ogilvy Public Relations offers to its customers in France but also its ability to support the same level of demand in more than 127 countries worldwide. The agency became involved in the certification process after joining Syntec Public Relations in 2012.

The high level of response requirements and good practices have led auditors to deliver to the agency CMS III certification with a high 82% success rate.

"This certification attests to the quality of our working methods which are implemented to serve our clients. It is a new reward for the agency, and also won a Gold Lion at Cannes in the PR category," said Eric Maillard, CEO Ogilvy PR/Paris. "This is the balance we seek at Ogilvy: combining creativity with excellent implementation, guaranteeing the effectiveness of creative ideas. If it is put to serve our customers every day, it is in a process of continuous improvement that we inscribe our success this year."

Today, advertisers are aware that campaigns require rigorous support particularly in social media, where brands and companies are constantly in danger if the communication is not well managed. "The agency asserts itself in its ability to develop the best creative ideas but also to protect them in an environment that requires daily communication with all appropriate stakeholders," said Maillard.

Already taken in more than 15 countries, this certification was launched by the world organization ICCO (International Communications Consultancy Organization), which brings together trade unions of public relations, in association with recognized certification DNV (Det Norske Veritas). DNV helps companies of all types of sectors, including Public Relations, in improving operational performance in a safe and responsible manner.
Achieving this quality confirms compliance professionals and the most rigorous economic standards.

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About Ogilvy PR/Paris
Créée en 1994, l’agence Ogilvy Public Relations fait partie du groupe Ogilvy, membre du groupe WPP actif dans 127 pays. Dirigée par Eric Maillard, l’agence réunit une équipe pluriculturelle de 30 spécialistes RP répartis en 4 pôles d’expertise, chacun sous la houlette d’un Directeur Conseil : Audrey Rousseau (Corporate), Charles-Antoine Colomb (Brand Marketing), Andrea Colaianni(social@ogilvy, influence digitale) et Marion Peignet-Vogel (Contenus). Les clients d’Ogilvy PR en 2013 sont : ANIA, Aragon e-RH, BNP Lease groupe, Beko, Caisse d’Epargne, Chengdu, Dupont, Embratur (Office du Tourisme du Brésil), Emile Henry, Euler Hermes, FIPA Tunisia,FM Global, Genpact, Google, Institut Montaigne, Jones Day, La Poste, Le Parlement Européen, Macif, Mazda, Nestlé, Proofpoint, Reed Smith, Siemens, SGI, Shutterstock, Sony, 20th Century Fox, et Zebra Technologies.

Contacts press: Servane Magnan – 01 53 67 12 78 – servane.magnan@ogilvy.com
Diane Gériment: 01 53 67 12 72 – diane.geriment@ogilvy.com

About Ogilvy Public Relations
Ogilvy Public Relations (Ogilvy PR) is a global, multi-disciplinary communications leader operating in more than 80 markets. Named Large Agency of the Year by The Holmes Report and PRNews, Ogilvy PR blends proven PR methodologies with cutting edge digital innovations to craft strategic programs that give clients winning and measurable results. In its 30th year, Ogilvy PR provides strategic public relations counsel to a variety of clients across its social marketing, public affairs, healthcare, consumer marketing, 360-degree digital influence, corporate, and technology practices. Through its subsidiary, Feinstein Kean Healthcare, the agency also offers additional experience in the cancer field, as well as specialized expertise in molecular medicine, advanced biomedical research, leading life science and healthcare technologies and treatments. Ogilvy PR is a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY, www.wpp.com) one of the world's largest communications services organizations. For more information, visit our Web site at www.ogilvy.com.