PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwired - Jun 1, 2016) - Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (, the health behavior change specialists of Ogilvy & Mather (, and a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY) (, announced that Johanna Skilling, EVP, director of planning in the US, will participate later today in the United Nations' Media for Social Impact Summit as part of their leadership council at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City.

The Media for Social Impact Summit is an invitation-only event that brings together the leading media, advertising, and creative organizations along with representatives from the United Nations to showcase the power of media to drive social change and strategize campaigns around pressing global issues. The summit will include keynote speakers, interviews, case studies, and roundtable discussions about innovative social campaigns and movements. Ms. Skilling will participate with an eye toward furthering social impact discussions around health, wellness, and wellbeing.

Ms. Skilling will serve on the leadership council along with more than 15 other communications professionals. She will also facilitate a discussion during the summit on the best practices for powerful communications. Ms. Skilling remarked, "The opportunity for our community of advertising, media and creative professionals to help further the Secretary General's Sustainable Development Goals is more than an honor -- it's an imperative, for the health of our planet and our 7 billion neighbors."

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About Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide is committed to creativity and effectiveness in healthcare communications, everywhere. Our global headquarters are in Parsippany, NJ, with additional hubs in New York, London, Paris and Singapore. We maintain multiple additional offices in markets critical to our clients' global aspirations. Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide provides marketing services including behavioral insights, content strategy and management, digital, interactive and new media services, marketing analytics and research, media planning and buying, medical education, payer marketing and market access, professional advertising and promotion, public affairs and relations, relationship marketing, sales training development, social media and social listening, and wellness and consumer advertising and promotion. The network also offers scientific communications and publications planning services through a wholly owned separate legal entity. The organization houses and maintains individual Ogilvy CommonHealth and Ogilvy Healthworld brand identities within the marketplace.

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