Payer Sciences is a health marketing agency that uses data and analytics to gather insights about payer behavior.
The holding company's overall revenue was up 1.8% in the period to $3.9 billion.
Huntsworth has continued its expansion by taking a majority stake in U.S. independent healthcare marketing agency Giant Creative Strategy for an initial sum of $72.2m.
The Publicis-owned agency has laid off around 100 people in the U.S. alone this week
Dolin is overseeing offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Canada.
Doner will lead a branding effort for the health system that will roll out in 2019.
Wednesday's reorg was designed to position the company for growth in the face of the imminent patent cliff for megablockbuster Lyrica.
The agency said Jeremy Perrott violated the agency's code of conduct.
If you were unfamiliar with MediaMonks and want to know more about the company that Martin Sorrell has made his first capture, read on.
Tham Khai Meng has been with Ogilvy since 1999.
He's a veteran of Deep Focus, Wunderman, and ATTIK.
In an interview with Campaign, Sir Martin Sorrell insisted his new company, S4 Capital, is listening to clients because they are "questioning" how agencies are delivering work.
Sir Martin Sorrell's S4 Capital has agreed to buy Dutch content business MediaMonks in a deal that is strikingly different from how he structured acquisitions at WPP.
The most comprehensive look at the pharma and healthcare agency world from MM&M.
There was a resetting of healthcare agency priorities in 2017, from income mix to what's keeping them up at night. But revenue continues its steady uptick as firms attempt to stay a step ahead of nontraditional players.
CEOs of the healthcare industry's largest holding companies discuss the future of the business and the importance of data privacy.
Everything you need to know about the agency world in medical marketing and communications - including revenue performance and profiles for the top 100 agencies - as well as the trends shaping the industry in general.
The deals follow last year's additions of Cambridge BioMarketing and MicroMass Communications.
WPP is also bidding for Dutch agency MediaMonks, pitting the group against its former chief executive, Martin Sorrell.
She is taking on the role alongside her role leading FCB Health medical communications subsidiary ProHealth.
Data marketing firm will become part of IPG Mediabrands portfolio.
Sir Martin Sorrell regrets not simplifying WPP faster in terms of client-focused work, more country management and making sure this it is underpinned by digital.
Wendy Blackburn, EVP of marketing and communications, described the new structure as "a natural evolution of everything we've been doing."
Unilever is trialing a new agency model which will see creative agency talent within a holding group integrated into a single team.
New advertising will account for a $24 billion investment this year.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into media trading and transparency in the US advertising market.
WPP's Read: We're focusing on collaboration, rather than 'collapsing' agency brands and restructuring
Mark Read has warned against "collapsing" too many WPP agency brands and said driving greater collaboration is more important than a "major restructuring".
Rishi Shah stepped down from the chief executive position five months ago amid fraud allegations.
In the week that former WPP chief Sir Martin Sorrell faced claims of bullying behaviour and paying for a prostitute, the ad group will be breathing a sigh of relief after an AGM that avoided a showdown.
The WPP agency is hoping its reorganization results in more collaboration among health and wellness staffers.
WPP faced tough questions about Sir Martin Sorrell's exit at its annual general meeting, with more than a quarter of WPP shareholders voting against his entitlement to a possible $26.7 million pay-off.
WPP joint COO Mark Read has emailed all staff at the group to tell them to expect respect from their colleagues and announce a group-wide code of conduct review.
Martin Sorrell's reputation is under increasing fire from the press, with both the 'Financial Times' and the 'Daily Mail' using their front pages to air allegations about his conduct today.
WPP's unpublished investigation into its former chief executive Martin Sorrell's conduct examined whether he used company funds to pay a prostitute, according to reports.
WPP investors are set to lodge a significant protest over Sir Martin Sorrell's pay-off but executive chairman Roberto Quarta is expected to survive.
Former JWT global chief executive Gustavo Martinez has departed WPP in a sign that the ad group's new leadership wants to draw a line under his controversial tenure.
Investor pressure is likely to force WPP into selling Kantar, possibly along with other assets - which could open opportunities for Sir Martin Sorrell's new vehicle S4 Capital.
Just after the launch of Marcel, Publicis chief executive Arthur Sadoun was bombarded with questions from a packed room of clients, staff, and journalists.
AstraZeneca VP, head of U.S. oncology, Olivier Nataf details how being a company lifer impacted his career.
Two touted products in the pipeline reflect three of medical marketing's most profound modern-era challenges.
Ogilvy is ditching Mather, introducing a new corporate identity and cementing months of streamlining with a simplified organizational structure that chief executive John Siefert says will "build a new model for our industry".
MM&M asked the pharma marketing community at large, via social media and other efforts, to provide its POV on equality, diversity, and inclusion.
MM&M and Publicis Health debut results of their first Diversity Survey, detailing areas where healthcare agencies are progressing with regard to diversity and inclusion. Pharma leaders interviewed by MM&M say there are signs the industry is finally getting it right.
The Quit Big Tobacco campaign from Vital Strategies is using HP's agency diversity push as a guide.
"Creativity in 2018 comes from everywhere" Cannes Lions' outgoing chairman says, describing what's new this year and how it differs from his first ever Cannes in 1986.
The former Publicis Groupe chief executive provides a word of advice (literally) to Sir Martin Sorrell on life "post-CEO", as well as the right time to retire and life with a beard.
Sir Martin Sorrell has confirmed details of his return to the front line of advertising only weeks after leaving WPP, with the launch of a new "multinational communication services business".
The former WPP CEO is thought to be gearing up to acquire a new company which he will turn into a new marketing group.
Publicis Groupe unveiled its much-anticipated AI-powered platform Marcel at its VivaTech event this morning in Paris.
Accenture has taken another big step into the agency space by launching a programmatic media planning and buying unit.
A divisive figure, Sorrell's rise to the top of the ad industry was never dull. Here, we outline the key moments.
As WPP faces break-up calls in the wake of Sir Martin Sorrell's exit, the agency holding company model is under greater scrutiny than at any time since the 1980s.
Whether jurors will award a pharma Grand Prix, and whether US pharma will show up, are two open questions in the run-up to Lions Health.
Shields will serve as president of the Think Patients subsidiary firm.
To say that Sir Martin Sorrell's rapid departure from WPP was a seismic event is an understatement. So just what happened in the days leading up to the fall of its CEO?
WPP's interim leadership team insists there will be no wholesale break-up of the group.
Roberto Quarta faces a potential shareholder revolt at next month's AGM after advisory group Glass Lewis recommended that shareholders vote against his re-election.
Isenberg replaces Kym White, who left the PR agency in March to join Vertex Pharmaceuticals.
The former WPP CEO said on Tuesday at Techonomy NYC 18 that he's not planning to retire.
For all the talk about "legacy," industry experts are struggling to agree on how Martin Sorrell will be remembered in years to come.
Record year for brands, fewer celebrities, lower volume of entries expected and much more.
Four agencies are making a difference by supporting nonprofits, educating and empowering youth, and promoting wellness and sustainability in communities around the world
Mark Read has said WPP needs to focus more on clients and less on how it organizes itself.
Revenue for WPP's health and wellness, brand consulting, and specialist communications unit grew 2% in first quarter of 2018 to $1.47 billion.
WPP's former chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell was paid a (relatively) measly £13.9m by the company in 2017, its annual report shows.
The Lions Health part of the festival will take place on June 18 and 19
Havas has announced it is co-operating with authorities following the shock arrest of Vincent Bolloré.
The billionaire recently stepped down as chairman of Vivendi.
But threats to the industry loom as brands take work in-house.
The firm's Narcan product is more than just a lifesaving treatment for opioid overdose. It's a brilliant, salient campaign, as well.
Nearly a quarter (22%) of all marcomms M&A deals involved private-equity funds — double the 11% seen in the last two quarters of 2017.
WPP's joint chief operating officers Mark Read and Andrew Scott have said they do not believe a break-up of the ad group makes sense.
Seifert said feedback from clients has been positive.
The healthcare marketing group made another major acquisition in the country last month.
Omnicom's healthcare revenue was up 2.7% in Q1
Campaign looks back at some of Sir Martin Sorrell's musings, barbs and pearls of wisdom in recent times.
The firm hired five senior staff in the past month.
As Sir Martin clears his desk, PRWeek has collected nine thoughts from the worlds of PR, journalism and agency life on the man, his skills, his temperament, and his future.
Martin Sorrell's resignation as chief executive of WPP could lead to a breakup of the company and spark other major changes.
John Tylee examines how a man who never ran an agency rose to become such a dominant force.
Martin Sorrell has stood down as chief executive of WPP, the company has announced.
WPP's board of directors is set to meet as it awaits the outcome of an investigation into the personal conduct of CEO Martin Sorrell.
She is relocating to Switzerland for the role.
U.S. deals through the end of March increased 366% compared with last year.
Sonderman had worked at GSW since 2001.
The 2018 MM&M/Publicis Health Diversity Survey is open.
Turett spent 25 years at Edelman before launching her own firm in 2013.
Gillespie will report to W2O president Jennifer Gottlieb.
The industry is being disrupted and marketers are part of the equation.
WPP's investigation into alleged misconduct by founder and chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell could be concluded by next week, according to reports.
The business unit will be rebranded as EMC K.K.
Mesmerize provides static ad materials at the point-of-care, including physician offices and pharmacies.
Omnicom's Velocity and WPP's Neighborhood are new networks supporting J&J.
Schirmer previously led McCann Global Health as president for nearly five years.
The council, made up of seasoned pharma execs, will function as consultants to rbb's health clients and health team.
Interpublic Group chairman and chief executive told Advertising Week Europe how he managed to turn an "all white, all male" company into one with 54% female leadership.
She was one of the firm's original staffers in 2013.
The NY-based shop is known as BX: Brand Experience Design Group.
When Ortho Clinical Diagnostics lived under the roof of Johnson & Johnson, it had the luxury of focusing on its product and service mix — and not a whole lot else.
He was previously a managing partner at Ogilvy CommonHealth.