|Ad Age reports that a 24-year-old Ogilvy PR employee in Beijing has died after suffering a heart attack while at his desk. Ogilvy China confirmed the young man, Gabriel Li, passed away at work suddenly, but local media reports that followed -- saying his death was caused by overwork -- have not been substantiated, the trade mag said. Story >>|
Here's Ogilvy's statement:
"Last night, we’ve forever lost a young partner. This Ogilvy Public Relations Beijing staff was well-liked by his colleagues and clients for his professional capabilities and team spirit. This sudden tragedy has caused us deep grief. We hope he can rest in peace in another world. We hope that our partners will join us to pray for him, light a candle and warm his way to heaven."