Source: Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide

Conectics Flourishes With Promotions and New Hires

PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - August 12, 2009) - Conectics, a research and media planning services unit of CommonHealth, today announced four promotions and four new hires.

CommonHealth ( is the world's leading healthcare-communications network and a WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY) ( company.


Renee Napoli, with CommonHealth for more than four years, has been promoted from media supervisor to media director. Ms. Napoli will expand upon her account and team management responsibilities and assume a leadership role in Conectics' operations and business development.

With CommonHealth for nine years, Kristine Dyer has risen to associate media director from media supervisor. In this role, Ms. Dyer will partner with her clients to develop multi-channel marketing and non-personal promotions for healthcare professionals.

After two years with Conectics, Carla Roper has advanced to media planner from her previous role as an assistant media planner. Ms. Roper will independently manage and implement professional media schedules for her assigned brands.

Erica Hochstuhl has been elevated from media assistant to media coordinator. As such, she will plan and implement integrated media plans for her clients. Ms. Hochstuhl has been with Conectics for nearly two years.

New Hires

Jennifer Ocello rejoins Conectics as a senior media planner and will assume primary strategic responsibility for all media planning efforts for her allocated brands. Ms. Ocello was previously employed at Conectics from 2004 to 2007. Immediately prior to returning to the CommonHealth network, she was a marketing communications coordinator in the Global Chemical Division at Thermo Fischer, a scientific research and development company located in Fairlawn.

Melanie Bonomolo rejoins the Conectics team as a media supervisor, overseeing the development and application of brand strategies for her clients by utilizing various media platforms. Previously, Ms. Bonomolo was a media supervisor at DraftFCB Healthcare, an advertising agency in New York City.

Both Michael Foti and Adam La Marca enter Conectics as media coordinators. In this role, they will create and execute integrated media plans for their designated brands. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Foti was a media intern at the Arnell Group, a communications company located in New York City and Mr. La Marca was a sales representative at Turnstyles Ticketing, a full service ticketing company in Whitehouse Station.

CommonHealth comprises Conectics, Altum, Carbon, CommonHealth London, CommonHealth Paris, Earthborn, EvoLogue, Ferguson, HLS, MBS/Vox, ProCom, Qi, Solara and Valos. The organization also maintains numerous partnerships both within and outside of the WPP network of companies.