PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwired - Jan 20, 2014) - Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (www.ogilvychww.com), the health behavior experts of Ogilvy & Mather (www.ogilvy.com), announced the addition of Maggie Helmig as executive vice president, global brand lead at the network's Ogilvy Healthworld office in New York City.
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide is a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY) (www.wpp.com). The organization houses and maintains individual Ogilvy CommonHealth and Ogilvy Healthworld brand identities within the marketplace.
In her new position, Ms. Helmig will lead an integrated client team as the global brand lead and be responsible for maintaining the agency's current client relationships. Additionally, she will develop account team personnel and oversee strategic and tactical planning projects.
Ms. Helmig joins Ogilvy Healthworld with more than 25 years in the healthcare industry. She has held senior-level positions on both the client and agency sides of the business including president of The Eden Communications Group; senior vice president, managing director at Harrison Wilson & Associates, (now Harrison Star, healthcare advertising agency); and executive director of advertising and member o the marketing management committee at Ciba Pharmaceuticals (now Novartis). Immediately prior to signing on with the Ogilvy CommonHealth network, Ms. Helmig was employed as senior vice president of global strategic accounts at InVentiv Health, a global provider of clinical, commercial and consulting services in Burlington, Massachusetts.
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide is committed to creativity and effectiveness in healthcare communications, everywhere. With 60 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.