NEW YORK and LONDON and HONG KONG, Dec. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Measurement leader, Marion McDonald, Managing Director, Strategy & Effectiveness, Ogilvy Public Relations (Ogilvy PR), Asia Pacific, has been awarded the distinguished Lifetime Fellowship by the International Association for the Measurement and Evaluation of Communications (AMEC).
The award is in recognition of significant personal contribution to raising the profile of measurement and insights in public relations and communications while inspiring the next generation of leaders to raise the bar on effectiveness.
Commenting on her achievement, Marion said, "Connecting public relations campaigns to proven business results is a personal passion of mine so I'm deeply honored to receive this Fellowship, and even more inspired to deliver award-winning results for Ogilvy clients in the future."
Barry Leggetter, CEO, AMEC, said, "In creating this Fellowship, we set out to acknowledge and celebrate pioneers who have made outstanding contributions to the industry. Marion is a worthy recipient of our AMEC Lifetime Fellowship, demonstrating world-class ability in the area of effectiveness."
AMEC is the leading body for communications research, media intelligence and insight for PR professionals. The Lifetime Fellowship was announced at AMEC's Annual Meeting in London on December 10th, where top professionals gathered to celebrate the contributions made to the industry.
The International Association for Measurement and Evaluation of Communication (AMEC) has grown into the global trade body and professional institute for agencies and practitioners who provide media evaluation and communication research. The AMEC was founded in London in 1996 with just seven members and has since grown into an international trade body whose purpose is to define and develop the industry on an international scale with better professional standards for both companies and individuals.
The AMEC's international membership represents more than £40 million in evaluation revenues annually. All AMEC Full members are bound by the AMEC Quality Assurance Code and provide professional, independent and impartial communications planning, evaluation and research. They guarantee technical expertise and ensure best practice, best quality and best value to their clients. For more information, visit www.amecorg.com.
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Ogilvy Public Relations, part of Ogilvy & Mather, is one of the largest marketing and specialist communications companies in the world. It was named the Cannes Lions Network of the Year for four consecutive years, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. O&M is comprised of more than 500 offices in 126 countries. It is a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY) and part of the Fortune Global 500. For more information, visit our website at www.ogilvypr.com or follow us on Twitter at @ogilvypr.
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