Doug Burcin and Donna Murphy Appointed Worldwide Managing Partners
NEW YORK, Nov. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Four years after its launch as the largest fully integrated, global health marketing and communications group, Euro RSCG Life continues its successful ascent, with the credit going to its unique leadership team whose clear focus is growth. In recognition of their outstanding leadership, effective immediately, Doug Burcin and Donna Murphy, Partners, are promoted and named Worldwide Managing Partners, reporting to David Jones, CEO, Euro RSCG Worldwide.
Doug and Donna have led the network over the last two years through unprecedented growth both organically and through global new business wins. They have led the industry as the first to launch a truly unique agency, Euro RSCG Life x2, which organized assets in a unique way to best align with today's market dynamics and client needs, becoming a collaborative company whose motto is "Brains with Borders." Their achievements in resource and talent development are as impressive as their business growth, and directly related to it. Burcin and Murphy have instilled in the Network the virtue of Creative Business Solutions(SM) through which the agency creates ideas that combine various communication strategies to drive long-term growth and sales beyond customer expectations.
"Our success as a global network stems from my relentless dedication to having the right talent in place, and Doug and Donna are extraordinary talents," said Jones. "Their own commitment matches mine. They have attracted and enhanced brilliant talent at every level of the Worldwide Network and they continue to lead the company with and live by long- established values that include trust, people, teamwork, integrity, innovation and performance."
As worldwide managing partners, Burcin and Murphy will continue to be responsible and work closely with the other partners to define and drive the Euro RSCG Life Network strategy and deliver unparalleled service to all clients and future agency customers. This leadership team will also be charged with capitalizing on the dynamic changes in the global healthcare market.
Euro RSCG Life has also announced the promotion of three others to the positions of Partner. Charles Houdoux, Euro RSCG Life (Paris), who remains the Global Brand director for the agency's worldwide client, sanofi-aventis, will expand his focus to include the International Business, APAC and all global brand assignments. David Paragamian, President, LM&P NY & Chicago, takes on incremental Network responsibilities. Michele Raspone, Euro RSCG Life (Southern Europe), assumes expanded responsibility for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA Region). Houdoux and Paragamian will both report to Burcin while Raspone will report to Murphy. Houdoux, Paragamian and Raspone all join Burcin, Murphy and Ed Stapor, Partner, on the Euro RSCG Life Worldwide Executive Committee.
"Changes in the global health market are accelerating. Consolidation continues, competition is tougher than ever, and as a result, our clients challenge us to help them find new ways every day to effectively and efficiently market their solutions to professionals and consumers," said Burcin. Murphy agreed, adding, "The promotions of Charles, David and Michele enhance our management structure, ensuring we continue to be uniquely qualified to best help our clients navigate marketing issues and achieve their business goals."
About Euro RSCG Life:
Euro RSCG Life aligns the company's 44 health-focused offices in 22 countries. It creates a single network with almost 1,000 employees offering clients comprehensive communications disciplines, including advertising, public relations, event promotion, medical education, interactive marketing and consulting services. The network's client roster includes GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis, Pfizer, sanofi-aventis, Schering-Plough and Wyeth. Euro RSCG Life is part of Euro RSCG Worldwide, a leading global marketing communications agency, and the largest unit of Havas, the world's fourth-largest communications group (Euronext Paris SA: HAV.Pa).
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