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Ogilvy Public Relations Appoints Dr. Jennifer Scott New York Office Head

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Ogilvy Public Relations Appoints Dr. Jennifer Scott New York Office Head

15:00 EST Wednesday, November 20, 2013

NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ogilvy Public Relations (Ogilvy PR), an integrated global communications firm, announced today that Dr. Jennifer Scott, Global Managing Director, Strategy+Planning, will  now serve as the agency's New York Office Head, effective immediately.

"Jennifer represents the very best of what PR has to offer today.  She understands the underlying business challenges that drive our clients' needs and she develops tangible, insights-driven solutions that drive business value.  She is fantastic and will have huge impact on our New York operation," said Robert Mathias, Regional CEO North America of Ogilvy PR.

In Dr. Scott's new position, she will work closely with the New York office's practice group heads on overseeing client accounts, business development, talent and office operations. Dr. Scott previously served as global MD, Strategy+Planning, in which she led a cross-disciplinary team of senior practitioners who consult with clients to elevate strategy, creativity and campaign excellence.

"The New York office is full of vibrant talent, passion and culture. I'm excited to be able to work closely with our teams to deliver exceptional client solutions across practices and strengthen our offering in the New York market," said Dr. Scott.

Dr. Scott joined the agency in 2006 as Managing Director, Insights & Research. In this role, she worked across a spectrum of industries and geographies providing counsel to clients on using research to inform reputation management and crisis response, strengthen new and established brands, advocate for public policy initiatives, inspire behavior change and measure the effectiveness of campaigns.

Prior to joining Ogilvy PR, Dr. Scott was President of StrategyOne, Edelman's specialist research company. She has also served as Managing Director of Applied Research & Consulting, Senior Vice President at Shepardson Stern + Kaminsky, and Vice President at Robinson Lake Sawyer Miller.

In 2012, Dr. Scott was named to the Single Stop USA Board of Directors, a national nonprofit organization focused on addressing poverty and increasing economic and educational opportunities nationwide.

Dr. Scott received a bachelor's degree in politics and psychology from the University of KwaZulu/Natal in South Africa and her doctorate in politics from Oxford University, England.

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.

SOURCE Ogilvy Public Relations

For further information: Rachel Ufer, (212) 880-5280, Rachel.ufer@ogilvy.com

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