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Patricia Galea joins Ogilvy Public Relations as EVP, LA Office Head.
Ogilvy Public Relations (Ogilvy PR), an integrated global communications firm, has appointed Patricia Galea as Executive Vice President and Los Angeles Office Head. Galea will be responsible for the office’s strategic direction and growth. She will report to Nathan Friedman, Regional Managing Director of Ogilvy PR West.
Galea most recently served as SVP, Group Head of Edelman Digital at Edelman, where she established and led the Entertainment Industry practice. Prior to joining Edelman, Galea served as Executive Director, Digital Marketing and Product Strategy for Disney Channels Worldwide. She has also previously held positions at AGENCY.COM, Saatchi & Saatchi and RPA.
“Patricia’s background across paid, earned and owned media channels underscores the direction of the PR industry and the integrated programs clients demand,” said Friedman. “Her background aligns to the growth of LA’s Silicon Beach and local industries creating new integrated opportunities to engage with emerging and established brands in this vibrant community.”
“I’ve spent my career crafting digital marketing programs for leading brands that engage audiences across paid, earned and owned media channels,” said Galea. “I look forward to leading the charge at Ogilvy PR in Los Angeles to grow the agency’s presence and profile in this dynamic city.
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