NEW YORK, April 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ogilvy Public Relations (Ogilvy PR) announced today the promotion of Dan La Russo from Executive Vice President of the technology practice to Managing Director (MD) at Ogilvy PR's San Francisco and Denver offices, with immediate effect. With 17 years' experience at Ogilvy, La Russo will focus on further growing and expanding the agency's client base and service offering.
Stuart Smith, Global CEO, Ogilvy PR: "Dan is an exceptional talent and we are lucky to have him at Ogilvy, now leading the charge in San Francisco and Denver. Dan is well-respected by staff and clients alike and is exactly the right person to help expand our West Coast presence."
"Dan has demonstrated exceptional leadership and collaboration skills on behalf of clients and teams. His work experience in public relations strategy across a variety of technology segments has enabled him to provide exemplary client service and helped Ogilvy grow talent, especially in the area of earned media on the West Coast," said Michael Dobak, CEO of Ogilvy & Mather West and South.
"I'm thrilled to open this chapter of my career here at Ogilvy," added La Russo. "We have a strong team across San Francisco and Denver doing award-winning work for our clients and I'm looking forward to the opportunity to build on that foundation and ensure we have the right mix of skillsets, diverse talent and services to continue to help our existing clients and attract new ones."
Throughout his time with Ogilvy, Dan's experience has touched a wide variety of tech segments ranging from consumer, enterprise and developer to mobile, semiconductor, datacenter and network technology. He has worked with clients including Brocade, Intel, Google, Hitachi Data Systems, Emulex, LG Electronics, weBoost, the Storage Networking Industry Association, Sun Microsystems, LEGATO Software, Qwest Communications, Level 3 Communications and several other brands. His teams' work has garnered industry awards and recognition from PR Week, the Holmes Report "Campaign of the Year" as well as several other top PR and marketing industry awards.
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