Pamela Chait, Nicole Lowe Join Ogilvy Public Relations New York Office

NEW YORK, November 24, 2009 – Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide (Ogilvy PR) announced today the addition of two senior staff members to its New York, N.Y. office. Pamela Chait joins as Vice President of Healthcare and Nicole Lowe joins as Vice President of Consumer Marketing.

“We are very excited about the new talent coming into Ogilvy PR, and these hires are a great asset to the agency network as a whole,” says Kate Cronin, Managing Director of Ogilvy PR/New York. “The depth of their talent and the wide range of their skills reflect the needs of our clients – and our clients will benefit from their knowledge and expertise.”

Chait brings nearly a decade of experience in developing strategic communications campaigns for top healthcare accounts. Prior to joining Ogilvy PR, Chait served as Vice President with Ruder Finn Public Relations where she worked in the health care practice. She has held leadership roles for numerous healthcare accounts on issues ranging from Alzheimer’s disease, obesity prevention and heart disease awareness. Chait earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from New York University and a master’s degree in social work with Fordham University. In her new position at Ogilvy PR, she will be leading the agency’s work for a major female health client.

Lowe holds significant experience in strategic communications and media relations programs in the consumer lifestyle, electronics and housewares arena. Prior to joining Ogilvy PR, she served as management supervisor with Peppercom, where she worked on a variety of consumer and B2B accounts, including Maytag, Panasonic, Valspar, Cabot Wood Stains, the American Institute of Architects, among others. Her consumer brand experience also includes Dyson, Discovery Channel and Disney Mobile. In addition, she has sports marketing experience through PR activation around NFL Sponsorships. Lowe earned a bachelor’s degree in public communications and political science from American University. In her new role at Ogilvy PR, Lowe will be a leader on the LG Electronics team.

“Our consumer marketing and healthcare practices continue to strengthen and grow, both with the addition of excellent clients as well as with the addition of new talent,” added Cronin. “The strength of our team and our ability to offer our clients superior service has grown with hiring both Pamela and Nicole.”

About Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide
Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide (Ogilvy PR) is a global, multi-disciplinary communications leader operating in more than 70 markets. Named 2009 Large Agency of the Year by PRNews, Ogilvy PR blends proven PR methodologies with cutting edge digital innovations to craft strategic programs that give clients winning and measurable results. In its 28th year, Ogilvy PR provides strategic public relations counsel to a variety of clients across its social marketing, public affairs, healthcare, consumer marketing, 360-degree digital influence, corporate, and technology practices. Through its subsidiary, Feinstein Kean Healthcare, the agency also offers additional experience in the cancer field, as well as specialized expertise in molecular medicine, advanced biomedical research, leading life science and healthcare technologies and treatments. Ogilvy PR also offers government affairs services through its subsidiary Ogilvy Government Relations. Ogilvy PR is part of the WPP plc, one of the world's largest communications services organizations (NASDAQ: WPPGY, wpp.com). For more information, visit our Web site at www.ogilvypr.com.

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Rachel Foltz
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rachel.foltz@ogilvypr.com

Contact: Rachel Foltz
Date: November 24, 2009
Office: New York