MWW hires da Costa as vice president

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MWW Group named Dennis da Costa to head its global health policy practice as VP in its East Rutherford, NJ office, with responsibility for the company's work with the Sabin Vaccine Institute and the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases.

Da Costa joins from the International Trachoma Initiative, where he worked on a global advocacy strategy aimed at tackling “diseases of poverty” in the developing world. He previously served as VP, consumer marketing at Fleishman-Hillard, Golin-Harris and Ketchum.

MWW Group president and CEO said da Costa “brings to MWW Group a level of public health specialization entirely uncommon in our industry and a level of expertise absolutely critical if we are to truly help our clients tackle many of the greatest global health challenges facing the world today. I am personally passionate about MWW Group's work in the global health arena.”

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