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Ogilvy & Mather and Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide Sweep the Healthcare Categories at 2011 El Sol Festival

June 9, 2011 - Parsippany, NJ

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (, representing the largest assembly of creative talent in the world of healthcare communications, today announced that the network, together with Ogilvy & Mather's Mexico-based agency, won seven Sol Awards at El Sol (The Sun), the world-renowned Spanish and Latin American Festival of Advertising Communication, held in San Sebastián, Spain, making the groups the most awarded agencies in the healthcare categories.

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide is a part of the Ogilvy & Mather network ( and a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY) ( The organization houses and maintains individual Ogilvy CommonHealth and Ogilvy Healthworld brand identities within the marketplace.

The 26th annual multimedia festival, which took place May 26-28, was organized by the international nonprofit group Spanish Association of Advertising Agencies (AEAP) and promotes advertising creativity in all channels. This is the first year El Sol added healthcare categories to the competition.

Ogilvy & Mather (Mexico); in conjunction with Ogilvy Healthworld's Mexico City office, was awarded three Sol Awards; one gold, one silver and one bronze. Ogilvy CommonHealth's Madrid-based agency received two silver and two bronze Sol Awards.

Gloria Gibbons, President of EMEA, AP & Latina at Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide, shared, "We have great creative talent in our Spain and Mexico offices and these awards recognize that. It is an honor for our network to be most awarded in the healthcare categories."

For more information about the El Sol Festival, please visit

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide, with 65 offices across 36 countries, provides marketing services including brand identity and development, clinical trial recruitment, digital/interactive services, direct-to-consumer, direct-to-patient, global integration, managed care marketing, market research and analytics, media planning and buying, medical advertising and promotion, medical education, public affairs and relations, relationship marketing, scientific communications and publications and strategic consulting.

Beth Paulino
Kerianne Slattery
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide
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