Ogilvy & Mather Names Global Group Creative Director for IHG

         Ogilvy & Mather Names Global Group Creative Director for IHG

O&M Welcomes Jason Aspes Back

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2013

NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ogilvy & Mather (O&M), a
division of WPP has appointed Jason Aspes global group creative director to
lead creative efforts on InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), marking his
return to O&M after three years.

Aspes joined O&M, the first time around, as a regional CD for O&M Asia Pacific
in 2003.

"Jason was a key part of the region's growth and creative excellence over
seven yearsworking on, recruiting and leading teams like Sprite, Disney,
Motorola, Nike andother accounts," stated Tham Khai Meng, O&M Worldwide Chief
Creative Officer,"We are proud that Jason has rejoined us back in hisnative

Aspes will partner with Jay Cronin, Senior Partner and GBM lead for IHG and
report to TKM. Aspes has been tasked with leading the creative team in
leveraging IHG's loyalty base and brands to drive creative excellence and grow
the brand. Aspes will be based in the O&M office in Atlanta.

Previously, Mr. Aspes worked at Bates CHI & Partners in Singapore as executive
creative director. Before that, he was a founding partner of Newton Circus, a
sustainable business innovations company that works with multinationals on
their own initiatives.

About Ogilvy & Mather

Ogilvy & Mather is one of the largest marketing communications companies in
the world. It was named both the Cannes Lions Network of the Year and the
EFFIEs World's Most Effective Agency Network for two consecutive years, 2012
and 2013. The company is comprised of industry leading units in the following
disciplines: advertising; public relations and public affairs; branding and
identity; shopper and retail marketing; health care communications; direct,
digital, promotion and relationship marketing; consulting, research and
analytics; 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 500 offices in 126 countries. It is a WPP company
(NASDAQ: WPPGY). For more information, visithttp://www.ogilvy.com/, or follow
Ogilvy on Twitter at@Ogilvyand on Facebook.com/Ogilvy.

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