ATLANTA, Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OgilvyAction, the brand activation arm of Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide has promoted Tim Vola to Managing Director of OgilvyAction South effective January 1, 2013.
Since joining OgilvyAction in 2003, Tim has successfully developed and executed several award-winning Experiential Marketing programs for Motorola, SC Johnson, Kimberly Clark and Siemens. His knowledge and expertise runs the full activation spectrum of Shopper, Social Digital and Experiential.
"I am elated to bring the integration of the OgilvyAction joint venture to Atlanta and my knowledge and skills to an already talented team," Vola said. "I look forward to working with everyone on the exciting opportunities that lie ahead and continuing to grow the Atlanta compass point."
In his new role Tim will spearhead the development of OgilvyAction in the Ogilvy & JWT Atlanta offices, with continued focus on new business opportunities.Chris Milhous, President, Ogilvy & Mather Atlanta said, "Tim brings to Atlanta a great sense of energy and insights that we are counting on to help us to continue the great growth that we have experienced in Atlanta over the past few years. Tim's Experiential strength and connectivity to the OgilvyAction North America resources will be an outstanding addition to our dynamic offerings in the South." Sheila Hartnett, CEO of OgilvyAction added, "As we continue to better integrate the leadership, talent, and processes across the joint venture, Tim is the ideal choice to oversee our Atlanta offering. He was a valuable leader building our Chicago business, and has done great, award-winning work for our clients. Tim's commitment to the success of our agency will ensure the continued building of our business as the leading North American brand activation agency." About OgilvyAction: OgilvyAction is dedicated to understanding not just insights around brands and the consumers, but also, importantly, the core insights around the shopper and the retailer. Delivering against its stated proposition – Creating Purchase Behavior – OgilvyAction uses this comprehensive intelligence and insight to create the conditions that drive brandpurchase via a broad range of services including experiential marketing, shopper marketing, trade marketing, promotional marketing, digital marketing and measurement & analytics. With 82 offices in 61 countries the agency's clients include Fortune 500 Blue Chip brands and some of the most innovative local marketers around the world. OgilvyAction is the global brand activation network of Ogilvy & Mather, a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY), one of the world's largest communications services organizations. For more information, visit our website at www.ogilvyaction.com. SOURCE OgilvyAction