Thu, 08 Jun 2023 09:24:00 GMT
Ogilvy Health UK announced today they have appointed John McPartland as executive creative director. A recognised leader in his field, McPartland has specialised in the healthcare sector for over a decade, becoming one of its most accomplished and awarded creative leaders.
McPartland will be responsible for leading the creative ambition and product in Ogilvy Health’s London office, which services a range of global and regional clients including many of the world’s top pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. He will spearhead a team of 30 creatives working alongside over 200 healthcare specialists in disciplines across the healthcare continuum ranging from publication planning, medical education, brain sciences, public relations, experience and influence.
In this role, McPartland will be responsible for Ogilvy Health’s creative strategy, focusing on new and existing markets and key network client opportunities. McPartland brings with him an expertise refined from both network and independent creative agencies, most recently Havas, and two years in Scotland at The Leith Agency, to expand their health offering. He has picked up multiple awards along the way, including at LIA, D&AD, Cannes, Clios, Creative Floor, Andy’s, One Show, Art Directors Club, Roses, Creative Circle and more. In 2022 he was ranked No1. Creative Director UK in Lurzer’s Archive, saw The Leith Agency rank No8. in Advertising Health's global Top 10 agencies (no3 in EMEA), as well as picking up a Grand Clio and more than 60 other industry accolades.
Caroline Howe, CEO, said: “John is a creative giant in health – his vision, ambition and determination is combined with positivity and a love of creative ideas that drives engagement and change. His passion to help clients be seen and heard in a dynamic health environment demonstrates his impact and ability to build winning teams. I am thrilled he is on board as our Exec Creative Director. Our UK Health business has gone from strength to strength both in terms of client growth and industry impact, and we are very excited to see where John’s creative leadership takes us.”
John McPartland said: "The creative momentum that Ogilvy has at the moment is remarkable. And the opportunity to bring the health expertise and creative ambition together to create truly innovative work is something that I'm incredibly excited about."view more - Hires, Wins & BusinessOgilvy UK, Thu, 08 Jun 2023 09:24:00 GMT