NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ogilvy Public Relations today announced that Andrea Romero has been named Vice President of Corporate Communications, USA effective immediately. Romero joins Ogilvy PR from ProColombia, the tourism, investment and exports promotion arm of the Colombian government – a long-standing client of Ogilvy PR. Romero will report directly to Jennifer Risi, Global Chief Communications Officer and Managing Director, Ogilvy Media Influence.
Romero's responsibilities will include external communications [traditional media, social media management and stakeholder engagement], internal communications, content creation, website development and overall day-to-day management of the Ogilvy PR brand in the USA. Romero will support Risi's global communications vision and strategy to drive awareness for the agency and its leadership within this key market. Romero will be based in the New York office.
"Andrea is the right leader to take on this important role at this time in our agency's history," said Jennifer Risi, Global Chief Communications Officer and Managing Director, Ogilvy Media Influence. "Andrea has extensive experience in brand development, executive visibility and thought leadership creation that will be vital as we seek to define the next chapter of our agency."
Romero brings more than a decade of experience working with senior executives and government leaders to create integrated marketing and communication strategies designed to build brand awareness, drive stakeholder engagement and enhance the overall consumer experience. She has extensive experience in building and managing teams and has handled high-level media relations across various categories, sectors, and geographies.
"I am excited to join Ogilvy PR to lead the Ogilvy PR USA communications team," said Andrea Romero. "I have long admired the work of the agency and Jennifer Risi's Ogilvy Media Influence team in particular. When the opportunity presented itself to join Ogilvy PR – after being a long-standing Ogilvy PR client – I knew this is where I wanted to be."
About Ogilvy Public Relations
Ogilvy Public Relations (Ogilvy) is an award winning, multi-disciplinary, communications leader operating in more than 85 offices from every corner of the globe. In 2016, for the fifth consecutive year, it was crowned Cannes Lions Network of the Year and Ogilvy tops the Global Creative Index by the Holmes Report, where it has consistently ranked no. 1 or 2 since 2012. Ogilvy is the 2016 recipient of the PRWeek Global Creative Campaign of the Year and Non Profit Campaign of the Year, and holds the Consultancy of the Year titles in Asia Pacific and the Middle East by the Holmes Report. Ogilvy PR is a unit of Ogilvy & Mather, a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY), and deeply integrates with all disciplines (advertising, content+social, direct marketing, activation, promotional, and entertainment). For more information, visit our website at www.ogilvypr.com or follow us at @ogilvypr.
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