SOURCE: Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide

January 22, 2013 10:09 ET

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide Promotes Darlene Dobry and Shaun Urban to Managing Partners

PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - Jan 22, 2013) - Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (, the health behavior experts of Ogilvy & Mather (, today announced the promotion of Darlene Dobry and Shaun Urban to managing partners within the organization.

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

Ms. Dobry and Mr. Urban join Michael Parisi and Marc Weiner in the important leadership role of managing partners and together the team holds direct responsibility for the network's client-facing agencies and skill centers in the US. With their new appointments, the two also become members of Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide's Global Executive Committee, along with Matt Giegerich, Emma Sergeant, Gloria Gibbons, Marc Weiner, Michael Parisi, Robert Saporito, and Susan DiDonato.

Ms. Dobry joined Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide seven years ago, and began her tenure with the company as the president of Carbon (a then CommonHealth agency). As managing partner, she will oversee the Ogilvy CommonHealth Medical Marketing, Ogilvy CommonHealth Specialty Marketing and Ogilvy CommonHealth Medical Media groups within the network.

Mr. Urban has been with the company for eight years and has most recently served as president of Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide's two US-based payer marketing agencies and as the organization's executive director, client development and engagement. In his new role, Mr. Urban will be responsible for Ogilvy CommonHealth Payer Marketing, Healthworld Payer Marketing, and Ogilvy CommonHealth Medical Education, as well as all US-based new business initiatives for the company. 

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide is committed to creativity and effectiveness in healthcare communications, everywhere. With 63 offices across 33 countries, the group 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
    Kerianne Slattery
    Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide
    973.352.1000 tel