WASHINGTON, D.C.—Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide has strengthened its health and medical practice with the addition of 20-year health education veteran Edna Kane-Williams as a senior vice president. She will lead the agency’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases AIDS vaccine awareness account.
Prior to joining Ogilvy PR, Kane-Williams was vice president, programs and research, for the Epilepsy Foundation’s national office. There, she oversaw the growth of the Foundation’s programs, services and education media campaign with a special emphasis on women, and Hispanic- and African-Americans. She also has a decade of experience working on a variety of health communications campaigns for AARP and spent more than four years working on AIDS education programs.
Also joining the agency is Frank Singleton, who comes to the Atlanta office as a senior vice president, working on clients including Wayne Farms LLC, SITA and SPI Dynamics. He joins Ogilvy from Fluid Media, a local public relations and marketing communications firm, where he was a principal. Prior to Fluid Media, he served as vice president with major west coast firms Evans Group (now Publicis) and Bradley/Reid Communications.