Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide appoints Matt Giegerich to O&M Worldwide Board
18 January, 2011
, — Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (OCHWW), representing the largest assembly of creative talent in the world of healthcare communications, today announced the addition of Chairman and CEO Matt Giegerich to the worldwide board of the Ogilvy & Mather organization. The Ogilvy & Mather worldwide board consists of 30 senior executives representing all agency disciplines and worldwide offices.
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (www.ogilvychww.com) is a part of the Ogilvy & Mather network (www.ogilvy.com) and a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY, www.wpp.com).
Mr. Giegerich is joined by Polo Garza, President and General Director Ogilvy & Mather Mexico, and Nunu Ntshingila, CEO Ogilvy South Africa, in receiving this honor.
"Latin America, Africa and Healthcare are each critical to Ogilvy's growth in the future. Polo, Nunu and Matt represent the opportunity we see in each area," said Shelly Lazarus, Chairman, and Miles Young, CEO, of Ogilvy & Mather. "They bring valued perspectives and expertise to the board."
Mr. Giegerich is at the helm of what is today the single largest healthcare communications network in the world as a result of last year's merger of Ogilvy Healthworld and CommonHealth. He brings broad healthcare experience to his new role, having served as President and CEO of CommonHealth for the past 10 years and consistently contributed to the organization's growth for the past 20.Contact
Beth Paulino or Kerianne Slattery
Ogilvy Commonhealth Worldwide
Tel: +1 973.352.2355About Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide, with 64 offices across 33 countries, provides marketing services including advertising and promotion, brand identity and development, global integration, direct-to-consumer, direct-to-patient, relationship marketing, interactive services, managed care marketing, medical education, media planning and buying, scientific communications and publications, clinical trial recruitment, market research and analytics, strategic consulting, and public affairs and relations. The organization houses individual Ogilvy CommonHealth and Ogilvy Healthworld brand identities and maintains numerous partnerships both within and outside the networks of the Ogilvy & Mather and WPP companies.About Ogilvy & Mather
Ogilvy & Mather is one of the largest marketing communications companies in the world. Through its specialty units, the company provides a comprehensive range of marketing services including: advertising; public relations and public affairs; branding and identity; shopper and retail marketing; healthcare communications; direct, digital, promotion and relationship marketing. Ogilvy & Mather services Fortune Global 500 companies as well as local businesses through its network of more than 450 offices in 120 countries. It is a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY). For more information, visit www.ogilvy.com