Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide Nominated for Two DTC National Advertising Awards

PARSIPPANY, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 03/14/13 -- Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (www.ogilvychww.com), the health-behavior experts of Ogilvy & Mather, has been named a finalist in two categories at the 2013 DTC National Advertising Awards.

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide is a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY) (www.wpp.com). The organization houses and maintains individual Ogilvy CommonHealth and Ogilvy Healthworld brand identities as part of the Ogilvy & Mather (www.ogilvy.com) network.

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide earned nominations in the Best Point of Care category for work done on a leading oral contraceptive brand and in the Best Disease Education - TV/Print category for creative developed for an opioid dependence medication.

The DTC National Advertising Awards is part of the annual DTC National Conference. The event, sponsored by DTC Perspectives magazine, honors excellence in best practices, knowledge and insight for pharmaceutical marketers who are leading, creating and implementing direct-to-consumer communications. All Gold, Silver and Bronze winners will be announced at the DTC National Advertising Awards Dinner to be held on April 3 at the JW Marriott in Washington, DC.

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide is committed to creativity and effectiveness in healthcare communications, everywhere. With 60 offices across 33 countries, the group provides marketing services including brand identity and development, clinical trial recruitment, digital/interactive services, direct-to-consumer, direct-to-patient, global integration, managed care marketing, market research and analytics, media planning and buying, medical advertising and promotion, medical education, public affairs and relations, relationship marketing, and strategic consulting. The network also offers scientific communications and publications services through a wholly owned separate legal entity.

Contact:
Beth Paulino
Kerianne Slattery
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide
973.352.1000 tel