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WeissComm Partners Named Healthcare Agency of the Year
Date:4/22/2008

- Ranked #16 Overall, #4 in Healthcare Due to 77 Percent Revenue Growth,

Expansion, Key Hires -

NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- WeissComm Partners announced today it has been named Healthcare Agency of the Year by The Holmes Report. In addition, based on its revenue growth, business expansion and key hires, it ranked #16 overall and #4 in healthcare and was the fastest-growing agency in the Top 100 according to O'Dwyer's annual rankings of independent agencies in the United States.

"This recognition and the rankings cement our standing as a go-to healthcare agency," said Diane Weiser, who was recently named president of the agency. "Staying true to our simple model of working with the best clients, hiring the best people and delivering high-quality work and consistent results got us here and is driving continued momentum in 2008."

Key Business Highlights

-- Hired Tony Esposito as chief financial officer. Esposito previously

led finance and operations at Ruder Finn and Manning, Selvage and Lee.

-- Hired Angela Pennington Gillespie as managing director of the San

Francisco office. Pennington Gillespie managed her own PR consultancy

prior to joining WeissComm and previously served as a vice president at

Porter Novelli/FischerHealth.

-- Hired Tom Jones as managing director. Jones served as executive

director of product communications at Novartis and as senior vice

president in Ketchum's New York healthcare practice.

-- Promoted Diane Weiser to president from chief operating officer, a post

she has held since 2004. Since then, the agency has quadrupled its

revenues and number of employees.

-- Promoted Hala Mirza to associate director in the New York office.

Mirza has been with WeissComm nearly since its inception and is a key

driver in its growth and success.

-- Grew revenue by 77 percent to $13 million in 2007 from $7.3 million in

2006, and is on track to achieve or exceed $17 million in revenue in

2008.

-- Hired more than 40 new employees since this time last year bringing the

total number of employees to more than 80.

About WeissComm Partners

WeissComm Partners, Inc. is a full-service public relations agency focused exclusively on serving the corporate and product communications needs of leading biotechnology, pharmaceutical, device and diagnostic companies. WeissComm's team of seasoned professionals specializes in healthcare marketing,

corporate and product PR, investor and advocacy relations, clinical trial recruitment and grassroots direct-to-patient PR programs. Ranked among the top independent PR firms in the United States, WeissComm serves clients internationally from its full-service offices in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and London. For more information, please visit http://www.wcpglobal.com.


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