PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwired - May 10, 2013) - Amber Gilbert, SVP, Chief Strategy Officer from Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (, the health behavior experts of Ogilvy & Mather (, has been named an industry Rising Star by the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) at its 24th Woman of the Year award luncheon held yesterday at the Hilton in New York City.

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

Ms. Gilbert has more than 10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry developing successful pricing, access and reimbursement strategies for leading biopharmaceutical companies. In her role at Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide, she works with account teams to develop key strategies that drive the development of actionable tactics and implements successful execution on her assigned projects. Ms. Gilbert brings deep payer experience in a variety of specialty disease states including rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, transplant, solid and liquid tumors, pulmonary arterial hypertension as well as a range of orphan and ultra-orphan conditions. Prior to Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide two years ago, she held various executive level positions at inVentiv Health, a global clinical, commercial and consulting services company, headquartered in Massachusetts.

Those selected by the HBA as Rising Stars are considered up-and-coming professionals in various sectors of the healthcare industry, including pharmaceutical, biotechnology, advertising, public relations, medical education and market research, among other fields. Nominated by HBA's corporate members, the Rising Stars represent various career stages and disciplines, and have demonstrated noteworthy achievements and proven attention to advancing their careers.

The HBA is a global not-for-profit organization dedicated to furthering the advancement of women in the healthcare industry. Headquartered in New Jersey with chapters and affiliates nationwide, the HBA provides educational opportunities for both women and men to develop cutting-edge industry knowledge and leadership skills; recognizes outstanding women in the industry; provides opportunities for networking; creates greater visibility for women in the industry; fosters mentoring relationships; and serves as a conduit for research on career advancement issues. For further information on the HBA or to read more about all the honorees, please go to

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 Information:

Beth Paulino
Kerianne Slattery
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide
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