SOURCE: Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide

September 29, 2015 13:59 ET

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide Adds Two Executives to the Roster and Promotes One at Its US-Based Agencies

PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwired - Sep 29, 2015) -  Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (, the health behavior change specialists of Ogilvy & Mather (, and a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY) (, today announced two executive-level new hires and a C-suite promotion at the New Jersey- and New York-based agencies.

Ogilvy CommonHealth Wellness Marketing, located in New Jersey, has elevated Brian Doherty from EVP, managing director to EVP, director of client services. Mr. Doherty, with the network for 17 years, will now be tasked with establishing and maintaining client relationships and service standards, as well as driving the development of high-level strategic and tactical plans for all of the agency's accounts.

New Hires

Johanna Skilling has joined the Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide network as EVP, director of planning, US. In her new position, Ms. Skilling will be tasked with leading Planning at the organization's primary US offices in New Jersey and New York, overseeing and building the teams' talent base, strategic offerings, thought leadership and client engagements. Ms. Skilling has held senior-level planning positions at agencies including Havas Health, Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness, and Wunderman Worldwide. Most recently, she was employed as president of The Strategy Accelerator, an independent strategic consultancy; Ms. Skilling continues to teach strategic planning at NYU's School of Professional Studies.

Ogilvy Healthworld in New York has added Ken Jordan as EVP, brand lead to the group's roster. Mr. Jordan brings more than 25 years of executive-level healthcare communications and advertising experience to the agency across multiple therapeutic categories. In his new role, Mr. Jordan will provide strategic guidance to leadership, clients, and agency teams, with a particular focus on brand building and positioning. Prior to signing on with the Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide network, Mr. Jordan was employed at ICC/Lowe, a healthcare communications company in Parsippany, where he was a director of client services.

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide is committed to creativity and effectiveness in healthcare communications, everywhere. Our global headquarters are in Parsippany, NJ, with additional hubs in New York, London, Paris, and Singapore. We maintain multiple additional offices in markets critical to our clients' global aspirations. Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide provides marketing services including behavioral insights, content strategy and management, digital, interactive and new media services, marketing analytics and research, media planning and buying, medical education, payer marketing and market access, professional advertising and promotion, public affairs and relations, relationship marketing, sales training development, social media and social listening, and wellness and consumer advertising and promotion. The network also offers scientific communications and publications planning services through a wholly owned separate legal entity. The organization houses and maintains individual Ogilvy CommonHealth and Ogilvy Healthworld brand identities within the marketplace.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Beth Paulino
    Kerianne Slattery
    Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide
    973.352.1000 tel