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Ogilvy Public Relations is a multinational firm, owned by WPP Group since 1989, one of the largest world conglomerates. Their headquarters are in New York City, but they have nearly 100 locations worldwide. Some of their largest clients include Kentucky Fried Chicken, Dupont, Goodyear, World Wildlife Federation, Google+ and Google Hangout.

They were founded in 1948 by David Ogilvy, a British citizen. Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide specializes in healthcare, public affairs, corporate, consumer marketing, technology, social marketing, and 360-degree digital influence. In 2013, OPR created a Google advertisement titled Reunion that is focused on bringing India and Pakistan back to some common ground. The campaign has created hope in the two countries for the easing of travel restrictions. The campaign went viral and received more than 1.6 million views before even officially being released on television. David Ogilvy is often considered to be the father of modern advertising.

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Sard Verbinnen Negotiating to Sell 40% Ownership Sard Verbinnen & Company, a renowned PR firm founded in 1992 and specializing in mergers, acquisitions, and all things Wall Street is talking with Golden Gate Capital, a San Francisco-based private equity firm, to sell a 40 percent ownership … [Read more...]