SOURCE: CommonHealth


February 26, 2009 07:00 ET

CommonHealth Elevates Andrews to Chief Information Officer

PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - February 26, 2009) - CommonHealth (, the world's leading healthcare-communications network and a WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY) ( company, today announced Chris Andrews has been named chief information officer for the group.

Mr. Andrews first joined the organization in 2006 as director of business solutions and quickly advanced to managing both that group and the networking team within the information technology department. Mr. Andrews assumes the chief information officer role from his former position as vice president, business solutions and networking.

"Chris was a natural choice to fill this vital role at CommonHealth. Time and again he's proven himself to be a smart, collaborative and wide-ranging expert in the various disciplines of information technology. In the years he's been with the organization, he has well-earned the respect and trust of his colleagues," said Matt Giegerich, president and CEO of CommonHealth. "Chris has the vision to lead us and our clients to even greater heights," Mr. Giegerich concluded.

Immediately prior to joining CommonHealth, Mr. Andrews served as director of sales, marketing and editorial systems at HarperCollins, an English-language publisher located in New York. Mr. Andrews also tenured at Sony Electronics, where he oversaw the management of e-strategies within the group. Additionally, he has provided web consulting services to clients including Priceline, Scholastic and TD Waterhouse. Mr. Andrews has a BS in mechanical engineering and a masters in management from NJIT.

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

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