SOURCE: closerlook


August 21, 2013 16:12 ET

closerlook CEO David Ormesher Named for Third Time to PharmaVOICE 100 List of Most Inspiring Life Sciences Leaders

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Aug 21, 2013) - Today, closerlook (, a leading digital relationship marketing agency serving the pharmaceutical industry, announced that CEO David Ormesher has been named to the PharmaVOICE "100 Most Inspiring People" for the third time.

Each year PharmaVOICE recognizes 100 professionals in the life-sciences industry who are changing the paradigm, motivating others to make a difference, and inspiring those around them to reach their personal goals. Chosen by thousands of PharmaVOICE readers, Ormesher is a thought and tech leader in the industry whose passions also take him beyond that to community and global initiatives that serve many.

PharmaVOICE noted that Ormesher "exemplifies what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur: courage, optimism, and drive," and that "Today, closerlook enjoys the status of a continually growing agency that is tightly focused on digital relationship marketing in a period of major industry transformation."

"The pharma industry is at an important inflection point, and marketing simply doesn't work the way it used to. I am excited about how closely we are working with our clients to solve this riddle. It's up to us collectively to reinvent marketing and provide true value to physicians. That's leadership," said Ormesher.

"Dave Ormesher's innovative vision on ways to combine data, technology, behavior science, digital content, and integrated marketing to help pharmaceutical brands transform the way they communicate with physicians and patients is just one of the reasons why he belongs on the 2013 list of the PharmaVOICE 100," says Taren Grom, Editor of PharmaVOICE. "Mr. Ormesher's colleagues are also quick to point out he is a role model CEO and he is the reason closerlook has been able to achieve tremendous revenue and staff growth while maintaining a great working culture."

His leadership through closerlook is leading the evolution of digital relationship marketing in the healthcare professional sector. In a time of unprecedented change, he has shaped chaos into opportunity. "Everyone knows where we're supposed to be going," Ormesher said, "but few companies have the courage and foresight to really lead the way. Our clients do, and we're proud to help them."

Ormesher is also recognized for his philanthropic endeavors and the inspiring impact he has on others. Inside closerlook there is a rare cohesiveness and friendliness which flows from the top. His clients seek out his counsel on a wide array of topics. His dedication to causes outside the industry is always expanding and includes such ventures as BiggerFuture in Rwanda, a social enterprise he founded to inspire and strengthen promising entrepreneurs in emerging countries; i.c.stars, an innovative training company that prepares low-income adults for careers in technology; and the Lyric Opera of Chicago, where he serves on the board. He's a frequent speaker at marketing conferences and teaches Customer Relationship Management at the Illinois Institute of Technology Stuart School of Business.

To read the complete July/August PharmaVOICE 2013 profile of Dave Ormesher, please visit

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About closerlook
closerlook is a digital marketing agency specializing in a deep understanding of HCP behaviors, beliefs and preferences to help brands build and maintain relationships with their most valuable HCPs. To deliver effective digital-marketing solutions, closerlook offers clients strategic, technology, creative and account services, including marketing strategy development, user experience design, content development, graphic design, motion-media production, web development and database management, relationship marketing campaign hosting and management. Please visit

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