PARSIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (, the health behavior change specialists of Ogilvy & Mather (, and a WPP Health & Wellness company (NASDAQ:WPPGY) (, today announced that Johanna Skilling, EVP, head of planning at Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide has been named to the PharmaVOICE "100 Most Inspiring People in Life Sciences" list by premier healthcare communications trade publication PharmaVOICE.

Ms. Skilling was recognized for her extensive experience, persistence and advocacy to elevate the importance of strategic planning in growing Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide's client business and brands. "This honor is especially meaningful," Johanna notes, "since it reflects the words and feelings of colleagues who inspire me every day. Together, we make better brands and build our clients' businesses."

The PharmaVOICE 100, established in 2005 by PharmaVOICE magazine, is an annual list of individuals recognized for their inspirational contributions to the life sciences industry. The distinguished honorees are nominated by PharmaVOICE readers and are selected based on well-crafted and comprehensive testimonial essays describing how nominated individuals have motivated and effected positive change within the healthcare marketing industry. All PharmaVOICE 100 recipients were honored at yesterday's 3rd Annual PharmaVOICE 100 Celebration event in New York City. For more information about the PharmaVOICE 100, please visit

About Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide, the health behavior change specialist group of Ogilvy & Mather and part of WPP Health & Wellness, is committed to creativity and effectiveness in healthcare communications, everywhere. Our global headquarters are in Parsippany, New Jersey, 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, scientific communications, social media and social listening, and wellness and consumer advertising and promotion. The organization houses and maintains individual Ogilvy CommonHealth and Ogilvy Healthworld brand identities within the marketplace.

Contact:Beth Paulino orKerianne SlatteryOgilvy CommonHealth Worldwide973.352.1000 tel