Enric Gómez Appointed Managing Director of Ogilvy Healthworld Barcelona

BARCELONA, July 1, 2009 –  Enric Gómez is the new Managing Director of Ogilvy Healthworld Barcelona. Enric joined Bassat Ogilvy Group six years ago, where he was Communication Deputy General Director for the Barcelona office.

Enric holds a B.A. in Information Sciences and a Masters in Business Management Communication from Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona and is a specialist in corporate, crisis and health communications. Previously, he was Account Director in Healthcare Division at WeberShandwick Worldwide.

Enric has an extensive experience as communications consultant on health and food area. He has worked for Aventis, Novartis, Boehringer Ingelheim, Lacer Farma, Alexion, Bioibérica, Hospital de Sant Pau, Assistència Sanitària Collegial – SCIAS-Hospital de Barcleona, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, General Óptica, Instituto Oftalmológico Gabriel Simón, Lidl Supermercados and Gallina Blanca, among others.

In this new stage at Ogilvy Healthworld, Enric will take over projects for clients such as Almirall, Amgen, Lacer, Nestlé Healthcare Nutrition, Novartis, Ordesa and Pierre Fabre.

Lourdes de Pablo, President, Ogilvy Healthworld Spain, said: "Enric is an excellent professional with a great knowledge of health sector and has a great talent for strategy. For us it is a great signing and we are confident that his management will contribute to Ogilvy Healthworld's growth."

"The advent of new technologies has begun to change the relationship between the pharmaceutical industry and its target audience. Agencies must become more than ever on their partners to help clients build emotional ties with the public, through a good strategy, optimal creativity and a rigorous work. Ogilvy Healthworld has always offered its clients partnership and will continue to do so in Barcelona in this new stage we face now," Enric Gómez said.

Ogilvy Healthworld
Ogilvy Healthworld is a leading global healthcare communications network with 55 offices in 33 countries.  The network has more than 1,000 brand assignments from nearly 200 clients worldwide. 
 
A WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY, wpp.com), Ogilvy Healthworld (www.ogilvyhealthworld.com) delivers creativity, strategic insight and communications expertise through their “For the Life of the Brand™” services to clients in the healthcare industry.  These 360 Degree services include Advertising, Public Relations, Direct-to-Consumer, Direct-to-Patient, Relationship Marketing, Medical Education, Brand Development, Clinical Trial Recruitment and Global Integration.

For more information:
Lucía Mateo / Alejandro Tomás
Tel: 91 451 21 32 / 21 49
@: lucia.mateo@ogilvy.com / alejandro.tomas@ogilvy.com

Contact: Lucía Mateo
Date: July 01, 2009
Office: Barcelona