October 30, 2007 07:00 ET

ProCom Names Zilligen General Manager and Promotes Rosen

PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - October 30, 2007) - ProCom, a CommonHealth medical education unit, today announced the promotions of Michael Zilligen to general manager and Lynn Rosen to senior vice president, director of client services.

CommonHealth ( is the world's leading healthcare-communications network and a WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY) ( company.

Mr. Zilligen advances from his previous post as senior vice president, enterprise lead at Solara, a ProCom sister agency and CommonHealth business unit created to provide strategic marketing services to improve patient access to pharmaceutical brands in managed markets. In his new role, he will be responsible for strategic planning and program development, new business initiatives and overseeing all operations, procedures and policies at ProCom.

With 18 years of industry experience, both on the client and service sides of the business, Mr. Zilligen has extensive knowledge and expertise in areas including medical education, managed care, domestic and international product management and market planning. Throughout his career, he has held senior-level positions at The GMR Group, a healthcare consultancy exclusively focused on managed care; B. Braun Medical, a leader in medical devices and solutions, based in Germany; and Marion Merrell Dow, a pharmaceutical company. Mr. Zilligen has been with the CommonHealth organization for two years.

Lynn Rosen has been promoted from senior vice president, professional relations to senior vice president, director of client services. In her new role, Ms. Rosen will be responsible for developing and maintaining ProCom's ongoing client activities, relationships and services. Additionally, she will help foster the development of account team personnel and lead strategic and tactical planning initiatives. Ms. Rosen has been with ProCom for nearly four years.

"I know ProCom is in excellent hands under Michael's leadership and with the support of Lynn and the rest of the senior-management team. Both, to date, have had successful careers with the CommonHealth organization, and I know that their skills, knowledge and experience will prove very beneficial for ProCom," stated Stacey Singer, managing partner of CommonHealth.

CommonHealth comprises ProCom, Solara, Altum, Carbon, CommonHealth London, CommonHealth Paris, Conectics, Earthborn, EvoLogue, Ferguson, HLS, MBS/Vox, Noesis and Qi. The organization also maintains numerous partnerships both within and outside of the WPP network of companies.

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