Shifts at the top of Ogilvy see arrival of CFO Herskowitz

NEW YORK: Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide has pulled its new CFO

from Porter Novelli International. Jeffrey Herskowitz will replace Bill

Chess as Ogilvy's new CFO, and Chess will become Ogilvy's new COO.



Herskowitz will be based in New York, and will report to Bob Seltzer,

chairman and CEO.



As senior partner/COO of Porter Novelli since 1988, Herskowitz had been

a member of Porter Novelli's executive committee, responsible for the

firm's strategic business development, including mergers and

acquisitions and the development of the Latin American region.



Herskowitz will now join Ogilvy's executive committee, and will be

responsible for the firm's day-to-day financial operations, as well as

final implementation of a global financial system for the agency.



"Jeff's experience, which goes beyond financials, is ideally suited to

support our global network," said Seltzer in a statement.



Chess will be responsible for worldwide administrative functions,

including human resources and information technology. He has served as

Ogilvy CFO since 1993, when he rejoined the firm from Ogilvy & Mather

Worldwide.



During his time at Ogilvy & Mather, he served as SVP of finance.



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