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Ogilvy & Mather appoints Carla Hendra Vice Chairman of its Worldwide Board and adds 12 new members from around the world

Ogilvy & Mather appoints Carla Hendra Vice Chairman of its Worldwide Board and
                  adds 12 new members from around the world

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2013

NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ogilvy & Mather announced today
important changes to its Worldwide Board. Firstly, Carla Hendra, Chairman of
OgilvyRED, the agency's global strategy and innovation practice, has been
appointed Vice Chairman of the Board, a newly created position. Additionally,
the agency announced a significant expansion of the Board to include a more
diverse and youthful group of leadership.

Commenting on the 12 new members who were elected to the Board, Chairman & CEO
Miles Young remarked, "These additions represent a wonderful range of our key
talent and inject a significant infusion of new blood. Our Board will now be
significantly more diverse, and I believe, will be reflective of and useful
for many of the debates about content which need to happen at the heart of our
business."

Commenting on Carla Hendra, Young added, "I am so very pleased to announce
that Carla has been elected to the role of Vice Chairman. Carla's contribution
over the years has been enormous, not least recently as the founder and driver
of OgilvyRED. As our Board continues to grow, we will need someone with
Carla's laser focus and drive to help harness the diverse talents and
viewpoints within our Board to the advantage of the entire agency."

The newly elected members are:

Nelly Andersen, Executive Vice President of Global Brands, OgilvyOne Worldwide
Lou Aversano, Chief Operating Officer of Ogilvy East
Brandon Berger, Worldwide Chief Digital Officer
Shenan Chuang, CEO of O&M Greater China
Annette King, CEO of OgilvyOne EAME and Chairman of OgilvyOne London
Paul Matheson, Regional President Strategy and Planningof O&M Asia Pacific
Jaime Prieto, President of Global Brand Management
Ben Richards, Worldwide Head of Integrated Strategy
Madhukar Sabnavis, Vice Chairman and Country Head, Discovery and Planning, O&M
India
Gunther Schumacher, Worldwide Chief Operating Officer of OgilvyOne Worldwide
Steve Simpson, Chief Creative Officer of O&M North America
Paul Smith, Regional Creative Director EAME

Ogilvy & Mather
Ogilvy & Mather is one of the largest marketing communications companies in
the world. In 2012, O&M was named Cannes Lions Network of the Year and Most
Effective Agency Network by the Effies Global Effectiveness Index. The company
is comprised of industry leading units in all of the following disciplines:
advertising; public relations and public affairs; branding and identity;
shopper and retail marketing; healthcare communications; direct, digital,
promotion and relationship marketing; consulting, research and analytics
capabilities; branded content and entertainment; and specialist
communications. O&M services Fortune Global 500 companies as well as local
businesses through its network of more than 450 offices in 120 countries. It
is a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY). For more information, visitwww.ogilvy.com,
or follow us on Twitter at @OgilvyWW and onFacebook.com/Ogilvy.

SOURCE Ogilvy & Mather

Website: http://www.ogilvy.com
Contact: Cindy Luong, cindy.luong@ogilvy.com, +1-212-237-6158