FLORHAM PARK, N.J., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Perspectives Magazine, the new publication created by industry experts for consumer healthcare marketers, has named its inaugural list of "The Top OTC/Healthcare Marketers of the Year."
The 2009 list includes marketers from both established and upstart manufacturers, with Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, and Novartis Consumer Health among the companies with multiple Top Marketer selections (see complete list below). Overall, marketers representing 13 companies have been awarded the prestigious OTC Perspectives' Top Marketers honor.
"These outstanding consumer healthcare marketing professionals are this year's top contributors to the advancement of both consumer health and the bottom line via informative, leading edge marketing communications," said DTC Perspectives Inc. chairman Robert Ehrlich. The inaugural Top Marketers' members were selected after an industry-wide nomination and rigorous screening process. OTC Manufacturer companies, their agencies and supplier partners were invited to submit nominations.
"Everyday Health is delighted to join OTC Perspectives in recognizing this year's Top OTC Marketers," said Scott Wolf, Executive Vice President, Sales. "These individuals play an important role in driving innovation in their field."
The Top OTC/Healthcare Marketers list highlights a broad range of people with consumer healthcare marketing responsibilities, including marketing executives, consumer insights specialists, media directors and specialists in digital and relationship marketing efforts.
And the Top OTC/Healthcare Marketers of the Year are... (listed alphabetically)
Afsha Abid Senior Brand Manager, Excedrin Novartis Innovation & Voltaren Consumer Health Marylou Chief Operating Officer, Scerene Arnett Co-Founder Healthcare Tim Connors Vice President of Marketing, Matrixx Zicam Initiatives Joanne Marketing Director, Consumer Reckitt Cotignola Healthcare, Mucinex and Delsym Benckiser David Marketing Director, Global Vicks Procter & Gamble Dintenfass Sarah Egan Marketing Director, Aleve and Bayer HealthCare Aleve-D Eric Fehling Senior Brand Manager, Excedrin(R) Novartis Consumer Health TJ Higgins Group Vice President - Marketing Schering-Plough Consumer HealthCare Laurie Hodge Marketing Director, Gold Bond Chattem, Inc. Rohinish Vice President, Upper Respiratory McNeil Consumer Hooda Marketing Healthcare Jay Kolpon Vice President, Global Strategic Bayer HealthCare Marketing Steve Marketing for Eye, Ear, Nose, Prestige Brands Kornhauser Throat and Pediatric Patrick General Manager - ASEAN, Procter & Gamble Lockwood-Taylor Australasia, India, Korea and Japan Feminine Care and Asia Health Care Kimberly Senior Product Manager for Schering-Plough McCormack Marketing, MiraLAX Consumer HealthCare Steve Senior Vice President, Wyeth Palmisano Advertising Advertising Frank Senior Brand Manager, Benefiber Novartis Paukowits Consumer Health Leigh Radford General Manager, Global Vicks & Procter & Gamble PUR, Brand Franchise Leader Robert Schumm Director, Bayer Aspirin/Midol Bayer HealthCare Allison Scott Marketing Director Colgate Palmolive Steve Wallace Vice President Marketing, COLD-FX Afexa Life Sciences Inc.
About OTC Perspectives: OTC Perspectives is a division of DTC Perspectives Inc. the leading healthcare training publishing and consulting company. Designed by and for consumer healthcare marketers OTC Perspectives will produce conferences and publications to keep healthcare marketers on the leading edge. The premiere OTC National Conference will be held June 4-5, 2009 at the Boston Sheraton Hotel and feature an unprecedented gathering of marketing thought leaders providing actionable consumer and shopper insights to address marketers most pressing challenges. To register please visit www.otcperspectives.com and use the Conferences tab.
OTC Perspectives Magazine is published quarterly and is free to qualified subscribers. The Fall 2009 issue will feature profiles of the Top OTC Marketers. To subscribe please visit www.otcperspectives.com.
For more information, contact Mark Tosh, Editor-in-Chief, OTC Perspectives at 973-377-2106, x224 or Mark@dtcperspectives.com.
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