Renee LaBriola named new head of Neo@Ogilvy Singapore

LaBriola relocates from London to take on the top post

Renee LaBriolaSINGAPORE – Neo@Ogilvy, the digital media and performance marketing unit of Ogilvy & Mather (O&M), has appointed Renee LaBriola, the former Managing Partner of Neo@Ogilvy London to its top job as Head of Neo@Ogilvy Singapore. LaBriola takes over the post from Heather Cheong who will be assuming a new role within O&M in May 2014.

In her new role LaBriola will be responsible for the strategic leadership, management and commercial accountability of Neo@Ogilvy Singapore, consisting of display, search engine marketing (SEM) & search engine optimization (SEO), and affiliate marketing specialists.

Oscar Prats, Managing Director of OgilvyOne Singapore, said, “Renee is a digital native who has spent her entire career in the digital media space. She is known as a strategic leader with a focus on innovation, strong senior client management skills, a true collaborator and business driver. We’re eager for clients across SE Asia to benefit from her digital expertise which will help them to build their brands and stay at the forefront of their fields.”

“I’m thrilled to be part of the energy and opportunity in Singapore and the ASEAN markets. My focus here will be on helping clients to navigate a digital ecosystem where new platforms, technologies, channels and media properties are constantly evolving. In particular I enjoy helping clients to better understand how media, data, technology and emerging growth drivers such as RTB (real time bidding), social media and mobile can work together to drastically improve performance.”

With more than 15 years of experience in digital and media, LaBriola’s move to Asia follows a successful career in London and the United States where she spent the last four years with Neo@Ogilvy London leading senior client relationships across a range of industries, managing key relationships with agency and media partners, driving new business and developing research products and digital thought leadership. Earlier LaBriola worked for OMD, Starcom and MediaVest Worldwide in London, Chicago and New York.

LaBriola’s appointment is effective immediately.

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About Neo@Ogilvy
Neo@Ogilvy is a global media agency and performance marketing network. With more than 800 employees in over 40 offices around the world, Neo helps clients leverage the latest digital and performance media techniques to connect with their customers and grow their businesses. The agency applies a data-driven strategic approach and cutting edge technologies across all digital disciplines (including paid and organic search, display, video, mobile, social media and affiliate marketing) and traditional channels. Neo@Ogilvy is a unit of Ogilvy & Mather, a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY). For more information, visit www.neoogilvy.com or follow @neo_Ogilvy on Twitter.

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Contact: Sarah Guldin
Date: April 11, 2014
Office: Ogilvy & Mather Singapore