New President Named at Dorland Global Public Relations
-- Camela Morrissey to lead top-ranked healthcare PR firm --
PHILADELPHIA, PA, October 23, 2008 – Dorland Global Corporation announced today that Camela Morrissey will join the agency as President, Dorland Global Public Relations (DGPR), effective November 10. Morrissey replaces Nancy Bacher Long, who has led DGPR since 1992. Long will remain with the agency in a consultancy role.
Camela has over 20 years of experience in public relations, marketing, and the management of communications practices and organizations. Most recently, Morrissey was Vice President, Public Affairs, Marketing and Patient Satisfaction with New York Hospital Queens, a large community teaching hospital that is part of the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System.
“We are confident that Camela will lead DGPR to its next phase of growth,” said Rich Minoff, President and CEO of Dorland Global. “Her client-side perspective, broad range of agency experience, and her comfort level in leading US as well as global teams make her a valuable addition to our agency and to Huntsworth Health.”
At Dorland Global, Camela will oversee the PR business in all offices: Philadelphia, San Francisco and New York City. She will liaise closely with the Huntsworth Health Global teams and will sit on the agency’s executive committee.
“I am eager to return to the agency world, and have always viewed Dorland Global as a strong, integrated player with great people, clients and program results,” said Morrissey. “This made the decision to join the Dorland Global and Huntsworth Health team an easy one."
Morrissey brings substantial agency experience to her new role at DGPR. She spent the first 20 years of her career in the agency sector, including a number of years at Omnicom's Fleishman Hillard where she was Senior Vice President and Partner, and served as Chairperson of the firm's biotech practice.
Dorland Global Public Relations is a business unit of Dorland Global, a Huntsworth Health Company (www.dorland.com). Focused exclusively on healthcare, Dorland Global Public Relations brings an integrated brand-centric approach to clients backed by robust in-house marketing, creative, medical, and scientific affairs teams. Dorland Global’s clients include multinational pharmaceutical companies, biotech firms, diagnostic and device manufacturers, drug delivery companies and healthcare service organizations. Dorland Global has three U.S. offices located in Philadelphia, San Francisco and New York City: Huntsworth Health has offices in 40 countries around the world. For more information about Dorland Global, contact Rich Minoff at 215-625-0111.
Contact: Heather Brucker
Posted: October 2008