SOMERSET, N.J., Aug. 2, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- inVentiv Health (Nasdaq:VTIV), a leading provider of end-to-end clinical development, launch and commercialization services to the global pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, is pleased to announce that four leaders in the inVentiv Communications division will be honored as part of the 2010 PharmaVoice '100 Most Inspiring People', an annual recognition in the publication's August issue. The honorees include Dan Bobear, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Palio; Marcee Nelson, President, Pink Tank; Vince Parry, President and Chief Branding Officer, Y Brand; Bruce Rooke, Chief Creative Officer, GSW Worldwide.
Each year, PharmaVoice Magazine recognizes the 100 individuals in the healthcare industry who inspire and motivate those around them, who mentor and lead as well as contribute significantly to their organization. These individuals are featured in the special August 2010 issue of PharmaVoice.
Dan Bobear's leadership and vision at Palio have resulted in successful partnerships and innovative client solutions. Bobear's 19 years of experience working for both pharmaceutical manufacturers and healthcare agencies has been a significant force behind Palio's creation of award-winning client work. Bobear is described by his colleagues as having a vision for the industry that aids in the generation of great ideas and builds mutual respect among team members. Prior to Palio, Bobear was Group Director at Creative Healthcare Solutions, and also previously worked at DuPont Pharmaceuticals in market development.As President of Pink Tank, a specialty division of GSW Worldwide, Marcee Nelson is recognized as an industry thought leader and an expert at building brands and creating marketing efforts to and about women and health. Through the founding of Pink Tank, Nelson has brought a new point of view to health and wellness marketing, bringing together therapeutic knowledge and marketing-to-women expertise to influence female influencers on both sides of the physician/patient conversation. Nelson has formed a unique team offering proprietary insight mining techniques, award-winning "female voice" creative campaigns and proven paths to deepening brand relationships with women, including expertise in social media strategy. After joining GSW in 2004, Nelson led creative initiatives for a wide range of women's health products. Prior to Pink Tank, Nelson spent more than 20 years at J. Walter Thompson and DDB Needham in Chicago, working on a diverse group of consumer brands, including Kraft Foods and General Mills.