GMR Marketing Appoints Cameron Parsons, Chief Operating Officer

       GMR Marketing Appoints Cameron Parsons, Chief Operating Officer

PR Newswire

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 26, 2013

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GMR Marketing, the global sports,
entertainment, and lifestyle marketing agency announced today that Cameron
Parsons, Managing DirectorInternational, will assume the role of Chief
Operating Officer, effective immediately.

Over the past four years, Parsons has been responsible for building the
agency's increasingly significant international network. His work across
Europe, Asia, Latin America and North America has recently delivered global
B2C and B2B clients with activations for 20 clients at the London Olympic
Games, breakthrough digital and mobile programming translated into multiple
languages, a record-breaking number of entries into the Cannes Lions
International Festival for Creativity, and significant footprints at the
Grammys, SXSW and Super Bowl XLVII.

As Chief Operating Officer, he will assume all operational management
responsibilities and will report to Gary Reynolds, CEO and Chairman.

"GMR's business is undergoing dynamic growth worldwide," said Reynolds.
"Cameron's international experience, deep connection to GMR and the Omnicom
network and track record of producing unmatched marketing programs for some of
the most significant brands in the world make him uniquely qualified to take
on this important role."

Parsons' career spans decades of delivering innovative and effective marketing
solutions to a diverse range of clients and industries. Prior to joining GMR,
in 2003, Parsons founded his own marketing communications agency in Melbourne,
Australia, established startup offices for a U.S. based promotional marketing
shop in Sydney, Australia, then relocated to Los Angeles to take a leadership
role with that agency. He has held multiple posts in Asia Pacific at GMR, a
member of Diversified Agency Services within the Omnicom network, and has been
based out of GMR's headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin since 2009.

"Being deeply involved in the ground up planning and executing of GMR's growth
strategy and implementation over the past four years, I am honored to accept
the role ofChiefOperating Officer. I look forward to continuing our focus
on expanding our service offering, digital fluency, and looking for
opportunities to offer our broader and deeper resources to more clients in
more countries," said Parsons.

Parsons is overseeing the development and execution of upcoming client
activations at global events including FIFA's Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
and the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia.

"GMR has become one of the most influential forces in marketing over the past
several decades, and Cameron's knowledge, expertise and ability to contribute
to the agency's creative and strategic focus will be extremely valuable," said
Dale Adams, CEO of Diversified Agency Services.

For more information about GMR Marketing, visit

About GMR Marketing
Founded in 1979, GMR Marketing ( is a global,
full-service engagement marketing agency that blends off-line and online
marketing to create branded experiences. GMR leverages the consumer passion
areas of sports, music, entertainment and lifestyle interests. GMR is
headquartered in Milwaukee, with 20 offices in 10 countries. GMR has received
numerous industry accolades, including SportsBusiness Journal's 2009 "Sports
Event Marketing Firm of the Year" award and 2011"Best In Corporate
Consulting, Marketing and Client Services. GMRis a part of Diversified Agency
Services, a division of Omnicom Group Inc.

About Diversified Agency Services
DAS, a division of Omnicom Group Inc., manages Omnicom's holdings in a variety
of marketing disciplines, including customer relationship management, public
relations and specialty communications. DAS includes more than 190 companies,
which operate through a combination of networks and regional organizations,
serving international and local clients through more than 700 offices in 71
countries. (

About Omnicom Group Inc.
Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) ( is a leading global
marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks
and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and
buying, digital and interactive marketing, public relations and other
specialty communications service to over 5,000 clients in more than 100

Media Inquiries:
Jamie Hannah – GMR US
Director - Public Relations
Tel: +1 312-324-8998 / +1 414-232-5560

SOURCE GMR Marketing

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