Marc Weiner appointed President of Conectics and Qi
20 October, 2004
CommonHealth today announced the appointment of Marc Weiner as president of Conectics, its research and media planning services unit; and Qi, its interactive services unit. CommonHealth (www.commonhealth.com) is the world's leading healthcare-communications network and a WPP Group (NASDAQ/ADR: WPPGY; www.wpp.com) company.
Mr. Weiner first began his career at CommonHealth in 1989 as an account executive with Thomas Ferguson Associates (Ferguson), the organization’s founding professional advertising and promotion agency. While there, he played a vital role in the development of the agency's direct marketing group, assuming the title of program director, direct marketing group before leaving the company in 1992 to pursue other opportunities.
"It’s great to regain a former CommonHealth leader," said Jim Clifford, group company chairman of CommonHealth. "While tenured here in the 1990s, Marc made significant - invaluable, really - contributions to both Ferguson and the overall CommonHealth organization. It’s a natural fit to have him back at CommonHealth, leading both Conectics and Qi to even greater heights in media planning and marketing research, and interactive services capabilities. Our clients are going to quickly and clearly see the advantages they’ll gain from his vast healthcare experience and vision."
Prior to joining CommonHealth, Mr. Weiner served as president and CEO of Hyphen, an Omnicom Company, in Parsippany. He has also held senior management positions at Torre Lazur McCann, an Interpublic Group Company, also located in Parsippany; and at M.E.D. Communications in Woodbridge.