August 25, 2010 08:00 ET

WCG Wins Seven Communicator Awards of Excellence for Creative Work

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - August 25, 2010) -  WCG, a global communications company offering integrated creative, interactive and marketing communications services primarily to healthcare clients, today announced it won seven Awards of Excellence from the Communicator Awards, a leading international awards program honoring creative excellence in communications. The Award of Excellence is the highest honor in the competition, given to those entries that demonstrate "best in the field."

The Communicator Awards are judged by the International Academy of the Visual Arts, a select and invitation-only group of leading professionals representing the best in media, communications, advertising, creative and marketing. Now in its 16th year, the awards competition had more than 9,000 entries from agencies of all sizes.

"This achievement is the result of our laser focus on putting creativity at the core of all we do so that we deliver the most impactful messaging -- conceptually, visually and strategically," said WCG's Chief Creative Officer Paulo Simas. "I believe the strong combination of creative and strategy is foundational to a company's success because creativity is innovation. And nothing catapults an organization like true innovation."

WCG won the following Awards of Excellence:

  • Perlegen -- MammaPLUS ( logo)
  • PEAK Surgical -- PlasmaBlade ( packaging)
  • Omnicell -- ASHP Omnicell Apparel ( apparel)
  • Viveve -- Start the Conversation ( campaign)
  • Elan -- Elan Excellence ( pharmaceuticals)
  • Medtronic -- The 360 Suite ( biotechnology)
  • Medtronic -- Find the AAAnswers ( social responsibility)

About WCG

WCG is led by Chairman & CEO Jim Weiss, who was named to PRWeek's Power List for 2010. The company also recently earned the distinction of North American Agency of the Year by the Holmes Report.

WCG's mission is to create the positive future of communications by focusing on the corporate, product marketing and communications needs of the world's leading companies.

Serving clients from offices in San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Austin and London, WCG's seasoned professionals specialize in branding, design, digital, interactive, social and traditional marketing, corporate and product PR, media, investor and advocacy relations, clinical trial recruitment and grassroots direct-to-patient communications campaigns.

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    Mariesa Kemble