PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - Nov 17, 2011) - Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (, representing the largest assembly of creative talent in the world of healthcare communications, today announced its 2010 Holiday E-card has been named a Global Awards finalist in the "Communication to the Healthcare Professional: Promotional Marketing/Advergame" category.

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide is a part of the Ogilvy & Mather network ( and a WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY) ( company.

Now in its 17th year, the Global Awards is an international competition that honors excellence in healthcare communications. This year's finalists were selected from a range of submissions from 22 countries with entries from healthcare corporations, hospitals, advertising agencies, production companies and design studios that produce communications for medical, pharmaceutical and healthcare-related products and services. All submissions were judged by the Global Awards Grand Jury, a panel of international industry experts, representing the top creative minds in the field of healthcare advertising.

The Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide 2010 Holiday E-card was distributed to the company's clients, staff, vendors and colleagues as an entertaining and festive interactive card to spread holiday cheer. The card gave recipients the opportunity to select one of four worthy charitable organizations: Doctors Without Borders, Friends of the Earth, America's Promise Alliance or Heifer International. Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide made a donation to each on behalf of the recipients, with the amount per charity determined by the votes received.

Winners will be announced on Thursday, December 1, in both New York City and Sydney, Australia, at Helen Mills and Simmer on the Bay, respectively.

"We are truly honored to have been named a finalist in this year's Global Awards. To be acknowledged in this prestigious, creative realm -- and for a warm-spirited holiday message that so many put a great deal of thought into -- is very rewarding and meaningful to the entire team who worked to make the e-card so special," said Beth Paulino, SVP, Communications & PR at Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide.

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide, with 65 offices across 36 countries, 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. The organization houses and maintains individual Ogilvy CommonHealth and Ogilvy Healthworld brand identities within the marketplace.

Contact Information:

Kerianne Slattery
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide
973.352.1000 tel