Dynamic Duo Brian Maloney and Marjorie Fox to Spearhead Ogilvy PR's US Consumer Marketing Practice

    Dynamic Duo Brian Maloney and Marjorie Fox to Spearhead Ogilvy PR's US
                         Consumer Marketing Practice

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Nov. 6, 2012

Maloney & Fox Co-founders Join Ogilvy PR in Dual Consumer Leadership Roles

NEW YORK, Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ogilvy Public Relations
(Ogilvy PR), an integrated global communications firm, announced today that
Brian Maloney and Margie Fox, co-founders and co-CEOs of Maloney & Fox, have
been appointed Managing Directors of Ogilvy PR's US Consumer Marketing
Practice. Additionally, Ms. Fox takes on the role of US Creative Director for
the Consumer Practice and Mr. Maloney will serve as New York Consumer
Marketing Group Head. Both will be based in New York and begin their new roles
at Ogilvy PR in early 2013.

Margie Fox and Brian Maloney worked at Ogilvy early in their careers. They
later founded their own public relations firm "Maloney & Fox" in 1997, which
was acquired by the Seattle based technology firm Waggener Edstrom in 2003.
The pair built their creative-focused agency from the ground-up into a leading
communicationspowerhouse that was recently named one of the top 50 companies
to work for in New York City by Crain's New York Business Magazine and Small
Agency of the Year by The Bulldog Reporter.

During their 15-year stewardship, Ms. Fox and Mr. Maloney led Maloney & Fox to
nearly 100 international and national awards in categories of media relations,
video production, graphic arts, events and strategic marketing campaigns and
served leading brands including,Mercedes-Benz, Tupperware, Microsoft,
Shutterfly, LinkedIn, RCA, MSN, World Financial Center (Brookfield
Properties), Glenfiddichand T-Mobile, to name a few.

Reporting to Ogilvy PR's President, Global Consumer Marketing and Chief
Creative Officer, Purpose Branding, Mitch Markson,Ms. Fox and Mr.
Maloneywill together counsel and lead the US Consumer Marketing Practice to
develop integrated and ground-breaking campaigns for both the agency's
existing and future client roster.In addition, Ms. Fox will work closely to
drive creativity in consumer across Ogilvy PR's US offices and Mr.Maloney
will also manage New York's consumer team, including client service, financial
oversight and personnel management.

"In less than six months, Ogilvy PR has hugely ramped up its commitment to the
consumer marketing practice with the hiring of global head Mitch Markson,
previously with Edelman," noted Ogilvy PR Global CEO Christopher Graves,
"followed by this major addition of two new entrepreneurial leaders."

Mr. Maloney and Ms. Fox are primed to serve existing clients including Ford,
Mexico Tourism Board, American Express, Virgin America and Guinness Storehouse
along with recent new business wins including AOR for Darden Restaurant's
Specialty Restaurant Group, Fiji Tourism and Air Pacific.

"I have known and long admired the magical and strategic skills of Margie and
Brian. This dynamic duo was my dream choice to work with and help me and an
existing team of strong brand PR professionals take Ogilvy Consumer PR in the
US and beyond to the next level. They are a creative force to be reckoned
with," said Markson."Separately they are skilled PR leaders and ambitious,
innovative entrepreneurs. Together they bring creative genius and a pragmatic
energy to everything they do. With a dedicated focus on consumer brands,
trends and insights, their leadership will play an integral role in
strengthening the US team and providing a roster of iconic brand clients with
forward-thinking ideas."

About Ogilvy Public Relations
Ogilvy Public Relations (Ogilvy PR) is a global, multi-disciplinary
communications leader operating in more than 85 officesacrosssix continents.
In 2012, Ogilvywas namedCannes Lions Network of the Year andMost Effective
Agency Network by the Effie Global Effectiveness Index, named Public Affairs
Consultancy of the Year by the Holmes Report, won Consumer Consultancy of the
Year in Asia Pacific (Holmes Report), and won the WPP global, top award (WPPed
Cream, Crème de la Crème) for the fifth time in six years. Ogilvy PR
integrates deeply with all Ogilvy & Mather disciplines (advertising, direct
marketing, activation, promotional, digital and entertainment)through the
proprietary Ogilvy Fusion™ approach to delivering comprehensive, business
solutions through content creation, community building, and communications
with measurable results. Ogilvy PR is a unit of Ogilvy & Mather, a WPP company
(NASDAQ: WPPGY), and one of the largest marketing communications companies in
the world. For more information, visit our website atwww.ogilvypr.comor
follow us on Twitter at @ogilvypr.

SOURCE Ogilvy Public Relations

Contact: Rachel Ufer, +1-212-880-5280, Rachel.ufer@ogilvy.com
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