Ogilvy Public Relations makes changes to the Indonesia team

JAKARTA, INDONESIA, 20 March 2012 – Ogilvy Public Relations and Pulse Communications Indonesia are delighted to announce three significant promotions in the organization. Eugene Laksono as the new General Manager with Ahmad Zaki as the new Client Services Director leading Pulse Communications and Vishnu Mahmud as Client Services Director for Ogilvy Public Relations Indonesia.

Eugene Laksono first joined Pulse Communications in 2008. Having a background in international business and venturing off through various lines of industries, he brought a refreshing viewpoint in delivering strong concepts and strategic PR to the firm. Through his previous role as Client Services Director, he has gained a reputation as a strong leader and a strong strategic council to his clients. Eugene brings to his new role as General Manager of Pulse Communications an in-depth knowledge of FMCG.

With the promotion of Eugene Laksono, Ahmad Zaki will be taking his role as Client Services Director.

At the same time, Vishnu Mahmud, one of founding team members for Pulse Communications, is promoted to Client Service Director heading Ogilvy Public Relations. Vishnu has handled diverse clients in the corporate, technology, oil & gas, banking, automotive and heavy industries, thus will be bringing his vast multi-industry experience to his new role.

"Our recent promotions within Pulse Communications & Ogilvy Public Relations Indonesia are in sync with our five year plan. In the last few years we have had high growth, which signifies the strength of the people within the two agencies,” Marianne Admardatine, Managing Director of Pulse Communications & Ogilvy Public Relations Indonesia. 

“Looking at the economy and the potential growth of Indonesia as a country, it is important that we are prepared to embrace the upcoming opportunities by identifying and creating strong skill sets necessary for our clients.  I am proud and thrilled in having strong leaders to head our pillars as it will play an important role in achieving our five year plan, which includes the development of our offices, people, product, clients and their businesses, as well as the role of the group in general.”

The promotions of Eugene Laksono, Ahmad Zaki and Vishnu Mahmud will take in effect as of 12 March 2012. They will report to Marianne Admardatine, Managing Director, Pulse Communications & Ogilvy Public Relations Indonesia.

For further information, please contact:
Samantha Burgess-Allen
Ogilvy & Mather Asia Pacific
Office: +65 6213 7996
Mobile: +65 8525 9226

Ogilvy & Mather
Ogilvy & Mather is one of the largest marketing communications companies in the world.  In Asia Pacific, Ogilvy & Mather won Network of the Year 2011 and Creative Agency Network of the Year 2011 at the annual Campaign Asia Pacific Awards. Through its specialty units, the company provides a comprehensive range of marketing services including: advertising; public relations and public affairs; branding and identity; shopper and retail marketing; healthcare communications; direct, digital, promotion and relationship marketing. Ogilvy & Mather 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, visit www.ogilvy.com.

Contact: Samantha Allen-Burgess
Date: March 20, 2012
Office: Jakarta