O&M Paris on Forbes Top Social Media Agencies list

PARIS, September 3, 2012 - Ogilvy & Mather Paris is thrilled to be on Forbes' list of Top 100 Global Ad Agencies that Know Social Media and Google (http://www.forbes.com/sites/marketshare/2012/08/22/7637/, released August 22, 2012).

O&M Paris who has thrived in the communications shift from traditional to media agnostic, builds social media ideas that work by capturing consumer engagement around its iconic global brands. This was witnessed in its launch of social strategies for Ford, Perrier, TicTac, Coke Zero, Louis Vuitton...to name a few of its standouts the first half of 2012 alone. (See www.ogilvyparis.com)

The Agency also enjoyed the fruits of its "fun" as it was awarded 5 Lions at this year's 59th Cannes Lions Festival, of which 3 Lions were in the Festival's new category Branded Content & Entertainment.

Said O&M Paris Chief Creative Officer, Chris Garbutt, and Managing Director, Benoit de Fleurian,  "We are really delighted to see ourselves popping up on Lists like Forbes and Top Ad Agencies that Know Social Media and Google. We understand the importance of achieving customer engagement around our Clients' brands. And while everyone is trying to play in the social media sandbox, few are really succeeding. So, the amount of stuff out there vying for the consumer's attention has to be smart and relevantly entertaining. It keeps us constantly on our toes thinking of newer, fresher ideas that have never been done before to entertain and engage this web savvy consumer."

Press Contact: Kim Ball, O&M Paris +33 673 98 0523 kim.ball@ogilvy.com

Ogilvy & Mather
Ogilvy & Mather is one of the largest marketing communications companies in the world. In 2012, O&M was named Cannes Lions Network of the Year and Most Effective Agency Network by the Effies Global Effectiveness Index. The company is comprised of industry leading units in all of the following disciplines: advertising; public relations and public affairs; branding and identity; shopper and retail marketing; healthcare communications; direct, digital, promotion and relationship marketing; consulting, research and analytics capabilities; 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 450 offices in 120 countries. It is a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY). For more information, visit www.ogilvy.com, or follow us on Twitter at @OgilvyWW and on Facebook.com/Ogilvy. For more information on Ogilvy & Mather FRANCE, visit www.ogilvyparis.com or follow us on Twitter at @OgilvyParis and on Facebook.com/Ogilvyparis.

Contact: Kim Ball
Date: September 03, 2012
Office: Paris