Ogilvy Public Relations (Ogilvy PR), a unit of Ogilvy &
Mather, which in turn is a subsidiary of
), recently promoted Scott Kronick as the new President & CEO
of its unit in the Asia Pacific. Kronick will officially assume
his new role from Jan 1, 2014. The new appointment was made due
to the imminent retirement of Steve Dahllof from the posts. Post
retirement, Dahllof will serve the company as a consultant.
Kronick has been in Ogilvy PR since 1987. At present, he is
serving as the President of Ogilvy PR, Asia Pacific and will
assume his new role from Beijing. He has many accolades to his
credit including the Individual Achievement SABRE Award in 2012,
China International PR Association's Lifetime Achievement Award
in 2010 and PR Agency Head of the Year in 2008 at the Asia
Pacific PR Awards.
Dahllof will be closely working with Kronich through the rest
of his term to assist a smooth transition for clients and
A few weeks back, Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide, another
subsidiary of WPP, had promoted four of its employees in its New
York and New Jersey offices. Mindy Price was promoted from group
planning director to the head of planning at Ogilvy's office in
New York. Along with Price, Brian Drown, Kathryn Del Re and
Jennifer Cohen were upgraded in their positions as well.
Ogilvy PR is a multi-disciplinary communication leader, which
manages the advertising, direct marketing, activation,
promotional, digital and entertainment portfolio of Ogilvy &
Mather. Ogilvy PR offers a wide array of business solutions
through content creation, community building and communication,
with considerable results.
WPP, the parent company of Ogilvy PR, offers a host of
advertising and marketing services including advertising and
media investment management; consumer insight; public relations
and public affairs; direct and digital promotion as well as
relationship marketing. The primary focus of the company is to
grow its revenues and gross margin at a faster rate than the
industry average. Going forward, WPP expects to achieve a leading
position in emerging markets and new media as well as depth in
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