SOURCE: Carbon

November 12, 2008 07:00 ET

Carbon Invigorates With Promotions and New Hires

PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - November 12, 2008) - Carbon, a CommonHealth professional advertising and promotion agency created to serve the marketing needs of emerging pharma and specialty brands, today announced two promotions and five new hires.

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


David Winkler has been named vice president, management supervisor, advancing from his previous position of vice president, account group supervisor. In his new position, Mr. Winkler, who has been with Carbon for one year, will oversee all aspects of his designated accounts, while he works with the individual brand teams to develop strategy. Mr. Winkler previously worked at two sister units of CommonHealth for a total of seven years.

Brian Conway, a Carbon employee for more than two years, has moved up to the position of account supervisor from his prior role as a senior account executive. In his new rank, Mr. Conway will be responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of his assigned accounts, ensuring that projects meet clients' objectives.

New Hires

Linda Ciccarelli and Stacey Filippone both come to Carbon as account group supervisors. They will each be responsible for driving strategy, ensuring successful project implementation on various brands and supervising their respective account teams. Previously, Ms. Ciccarelli was employed as an account group supervisor at Torre Lazur McCann, a healthcare advertising and communications agency located in Parsippany. Most recently, Ms. Filippone worked as an account director at the Harrington Group, a marketing, communications and advertising agency located in Morristown.

Brooke Sinclair, entering Carbon as an account executive, will be responsible for managing day-to-day activities, strategic initiatives and budgets for her assigned accounts. Before joining Carbon, Ms. Sinclair was employed as a product specialist at Ortho Biotech, a biopharmaceutical company, in Brooklyn, NY.

Brian Drown and Timothy Henderson both join Carbon as account coordinators, responsible for overseeing all aspects of projects for their assigned accounts. Most recently, Mr. Drown worked as a customer service representative for Robison Anton Textile Company, a specialty sewing thread supplier located in Fairview, while Mr. Henderson was employed as an account coordinator with Star Healthcare Advertising, a healthcare advertising and communications agency located in New York City.

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

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Beth Paulino or
    Kerianne Slattery
    (973) 352-1000