Fishawack Group Acquires Healthcircle to Strengthen Creative Offering
KNUTSFORD, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 10, 2018--The Fishawack Group of Companies, one of the world’s largest independent medical communications organisations, has acquired Healthcircle Advertising Limited, a strategic brand communications agency with offices in London and Portugal.
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Top row: Dominic Miller, Fishawack COO, Gail Flockhart, Fishawack Managing Partner, Liz Maclaren, Healthcircle Creative Director, Dr. David Ingram, Healthcircle Managing Partner; Bottom row: Mike Taylor, Healthcircle Managing Director, Oliver Dennis, Fishawack CEO (Photo: Business Wire)
“ This acquisition is a major step in Fishawack’s plan to build a global strategic creative agency that can work alongside our medical communications business, ” explained Oliver Dennis, Chief Executive Officer of the Fishawack Group. “ We also acquired US-based Carling Communications in July last year. Carling needed critical mass in Europe and Healthcircle needed a US partner. This is a great match and positions us to deliver integrated creative and medcomms solutions for clients on a truly global scale.”
Mike Taylor, Managing Director of Healthcircle added, “We’ve been on the lookout for a partner to support our growth in the US whilst also providing us access to scientific and strategic talent. Healthcircle and Fishawack have already collaborated extensively and we’ve known and worked with many of the Carling team over our years in the business.”
Gail Flockhart, Group Managing Director at Fishawack said, “All agencies are collections of people with different talents. What makes us different is the investment we make in establishing real chemistry between teams so that collaboration is fun and triggers new ideas. We’re still at a size where we can make this meaningful.”
About the Fishawack Group
The Fishawack Group of Companies is one of the largest independent medical communications specialists, with offices in the UK (Knutsford, Oxford, and Brighton), the USA (Philadelphia, PA, and San Diego, CA), Switzerland (Basel), and India (Hyderabad).
For over 17 years, Fishawack has been partnering with global and regional pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device clients to develop and deliver services in the fields of medical communications, scientific engagement, market access, strategic consultancy, and thought leader consultancy. For more detailed information about our services, please see the Fishawack Group website at www.fishawack.com.
We have built our reputation on excellence, creativity, and transparency.
Healthcircle is a full-service strategic brand communications agency. With extensive experience in direct-to-patient communications, creative digital solutions and creative medcomms, Healthcircle has consistently won awards for its surprising and innovative creative work. Healthcircle is headquartered in London, UK, with an office in Cascais, Portugal.
Healthcircle strongly believes that connecting strategy and creative is the key to brand success and has demonstrated the success of this approach on some of the largest brands in the global pharmaceutical marketplace during the last 10 years. More information is available at www.healthcircle-uk.com
Fishawack Group of Companies
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