Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide Recruits Amy Graham as EVP, Director of Client Services at Ogilvy CommonHealth Specialty Marketing

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PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwired - May 7, 2013) - Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (www.ogilvychww.com), the health behavior experts of Ogilvy & Mather (www.ogilvy.com), today announced the hiring of Amy Graham as executive vice president, director of client services at Ogilvy CommonHealth Specialty Marketing, the network's full-service professional advertising and promotion company spanning every discipline with a focus on high-science and specialty areas, located in Parsippany, NJ.

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide is a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY) (www.wpp.com). The organization houses and maintains individual Ogilvy CommonHealth and Ogilvy Healthworld brand identities as part of the Ogilvy & Mather (www.ogilvy.com) network.

Reporting directly to Michael Zilligen, president of the group, Ms. Graham will be responsible for developing and maintaining the group's ongoing client activities, relationships and services. Additionally, she will develop account team personnel and lead strategic and tactical planning initiatives. Most recently, Ms. Graham served as executive vice president, management director at GSW Worldwide's healthcare advertising offices in both Newton, PA, and New York City.

With more than 20 years in the pharmaceutical industry, Ms. Graham began her professional career as a manager of marketing and corporate communications for Seragen, Inc., a startup biotechnology company in Massachusetts that now operates as a subsidiary of Ligand Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Among the many senior-level positions she has held throughout her tenure in healthcare marketing are: group manager of global marketing and sales at the American Red Cross' Biomedical Services/Plasma Operations division; director of marketing at Novavax, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical vaccines company; and executive vice president, director of client services at Interlink Healthcare Communications, Inc., a full-service healthcare advertising and medical education company located in Lawrenceville.

"We are thrilled to have Amy join the OCHWW network. Her passion and commitment to the specialty space and her thorough understanding of the science and marketing nuances in this field make her an ideal addition to our executive team," shared Michael Zilligen.

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide is committed to creativity and effectiveness in healthcare communications, everywhere. With 60 offices across 33 countries, the group provides marketing services including brand identity and development, clinical trial recruitment, digital/interactive services, direct-to-consumer, direct-to-patient, global integration, managed care marketing, market research and analytics, media planning and buying, medical advertising and promotion, medical education, public affairs and relations, relationship marketing, and strategic consulting. The network also offers scientific communications and publications services through a wholly owned separate legal entity.

Contact:

Beth Paulino
Kerianne Slattery
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide
973.352.1000 tel