SOURCE: Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide

December 06, 2011 07:00 ET

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide Expands With Promotions and New Hires

PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - Dec 6, 2011) - Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (, representing the largest assembly of creative talent in the world of healthcare communications, today announced four promotions and two new hires at the Parsippany-based office.

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide is a part of the Ogilvy & Mather network ( and a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY) ( The organization also houses and maintains individual Ogilvy CommonHealth and Ogilvy Healthworld brand identities within the marketplace.


Adam Portnoy has been elevated from group art supervisor to director, digital video and animation, Media Lab. Mr. Portnoy has been with Ogilvy CommonHealth Interactive Marketing for almost five years. In his new position, Mr. Portnoy will oversee the Media Lab and continue to create innovative content and deliverables for new media channels of communication.

Christine Driskill, an Ogilvy CommonHealth Medical Education employee for nearly 20 years, has been promoted from program director to senior program director. In her new role, Ms. Driskill will supervise her program teams and develop and execute a wide variety of medical education programs. Additionally, she will continue to foster client relationships to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget.

With Ogilvy CommonHealth Interactive Marketing for more than three years, Gabriela Madera has advanced from account executive to senior account executive. Ms. Madera's new responsibilities include prospecting and securing new business, as well as carrying out the daily responsibilities and operations for her assigned projects.

Courtney Kober, from Ogilvy CommonHealth Consumer Care, has recently been promoted from senior account coordinator to account executive. As such, she will serve as the communication liaison between her clients and internal teams, ensuring the timely completion of projects while adhering to budget and legal requirements of her marketing assignments.

New Hires
Rick Kelly comes to Ogilvy CommonHealth Payer Marketing as a vice president, account management supervisor. Mr. Kelly will oversee the managed care marketing assignments for his designated brands, as well as provide leadership and guidance for both his teams and his clients. Previously, Mr. Kelly was vice president, group account supervisor at Natrel Communications, a healthcare advertising agency in Parsippany.

Nicholas Squittieri, MD, enters Ogilvy Healthworld Payer Marketing as a vice president, management supervisor. In this role, Dr. Squittieri will supervise the growth and development of his brand teams, and provide day-to-day strategic direction and insights to his clients. Prior to joining Ogilvy Healthworld Payer Marketing, Dr. Squittieri was vice president, strategy and clinical services at The Kiaros Group, a communications company located in Whitehouse Station.

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide, with 65 offices across 36 countries, provides marketing services including brand identity and development, clinical trial recruitment, digital/interactive services, direct-to-consumer, direct-to-patient, global integration, managed care marketing, market research and analytics, media planning and buying, medical advertising and promotion, medical education, public affairs and relations, relationship marketing, and strategic consulting. The network also offers scientific communications and publications services through a wholly owned separate legal entity.

Contact Information

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