HCB Health lands Alcon AOR

Texas advertising agency HCB Health has been named the Agency of Record for Alcon Surgical, making it the US and global contact for the company's cataract, vitreoretinal and retinal and refractive businesses. The agency said in its Tuesday announcement that this means the Austin firm will handle launches and support for more than 20 brands. HCB says it beat out FCB, Ogilvy CommonHealth, GSW Worldwide and H4B Chelsea for the work.