Ogilvy PR Denver Appoints Tara May to Lead Denver Office

           Ogilvy PR Denver Appoints Tara May to Lead Denver Office

PR Newswire

DENVER, Dec. 19, 2012

Denver Adds New Talent and Names Kabira Hatland to OgilvyEarth Leadership Team

DENVER, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ogilvy Public Relations
(Ogilvy PR), an integrated global communications firm, has named Ogilvy PR
veteran Tara May general manager of the Denver office, appointed Kabira
Hatland director of client service for OgilvyEarth and expanded the local

Tara May, senior vice president based in Denver, has been named general
manager of the Ogilvy PR Denver office. May began working in Ogilvy PR's
Washington, D.C., office in 1992 as part of the Public Affairs practice and
recently spent five years at Feinstein Kean Healthcare, an Ogilvy subsidiary,
where she directed accounts for a range of health science organizations. In
addition to managing the office, May will focus on growth for Ogilvy PR Denver
across the region and will continue to provide strategic guidance to clients.
May has deep experience in varied industry sectors including healthcare, life
science, natural resources, education and nonprofit. She has particular
expertise in corporate social responsibility (CSR).

Kabira Hatland, a vice president, has been named director of client service
for OgilvyEarth. Hatland joined Ogilvy PR in 2011 and focuses on corporate and
environmental communications. She is a senior communications professional with
a multi-faceted background including corporate communications (internal and
external), corporate social responsibility, media relations, crisis
communications, brand public relations and social media strategy. Prior to her
time at Ogilvy PR, Hatland was a principal at Clarus Communications, working
with clients in the consumer product and hospitality sectors. Before
establishing Clarus, she was director, external relations at Molson Coors
Brewing Company. OgilvyEarth sees sustainability as the growth opportunity of
the 21st century. Its integrated communications offeringsalign business
ambitions with societal goals to bring out a brand's inner greatness and
leadership.For additional information about OgilvyEarth, visit

Ogilvy PR Denver has hired Lauren Kashuk as a senior account executive in the
Social@Ogilvy practice. Kashuk is responsible forstrengthening,developing
and maintaining the voice and tone of her clients through social media
channels, including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube as a committed community
manager. She regularly provides strategic contentrecommendationsand
community direction to a global team of community specialists. Herexpertise
spans mobile, business development, consumer facing social media strategy,
account management and content management.

"We see Denver as a growth market for Ogilvy PR," said Michael Law, president,
Ogilvy & Mather West and managing director, Ogilvy PR. "With a depth of
senior leadership based in Denver, we're poised to grow in our areas of
expertise – natural resources, healthcare, bioscience and technology."

About Ogilvy Public Relations
Ogilvy Public Relations (Ogilvy PR) is a global, multi-disciplinary
communications leader operating in more than 85 offices across six continents.
In 2012, Ogilvy was named Cannes Lions Network of the Year and Most 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

Website: http://www.ogilvypr.com
Contact: Kate Stabrawa, +1-303-527-4617, Kate.stabrawa@ogilvy.com
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