Matthew Miller
Feb 24, 2017

Ogilvy Philippines confirms employee death

Passing of Mark Dehesa reignites debate about industry work pressures.

The death Sunday of Mark David Dehesa, a brand strategist with Ogilvy PR, has led to an outpouring of grief, as well as speculation by some that overwork may have contributed to his death.

Ogilvy Philippines issued the following statement, attributed to CEO Elly Puyat

It is with great sadness that we confirm the sudden passing of our colleague Mark Dehesa from complications leading to Pneumonia on Sunday...

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