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Publicis Healthcare Communications Group President and CEO Wins Prestigious Marketer of the Year Award

Nick Colucci Among Pharmaceutical Luminaries Honored at 4th Annual PM360 Trailblazer Awards Ceremony

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Publicis Healthcare Communications Group (PHCG), the world's leading healthcare communications network, today announced President and CEO, Nick Colucci, was named Marketer of the Year by a jury of industry leaders at the PM360 Trailblazer Awards Ceremony. Each year, PM360, a leading health-marketing publication, honors one Marketer of the Year for their exceptional innovation and achievements in the healthcare industry. 


"We are pleased to recognize Nick Colucci as 2012 Marketer of the Year," said Anna Stashower, Chief Executive Officer and Publisher of PM360. "Nick's insights into the changing healthcare landscape have helped the industry meet the challenges facing global biopharma clients. Under his leadership, PHCG delivers stand-out results while managing the varied regulatory and creative needs—all with a goal of making meaningful brand connection with physicians and patients."

Finalists in the PM360 Trailblazer Marketer of the Year category represent visionaries who serve as agents of change for their companies, the industry, or the state of disease diagnostics or treatment.  Nick distinguished himself within this elite group through his ability to motivate and mobilize key players in the healthcare community, his deep understanding of various therapeutic areas and his commitment to giving back to the healthcare community.

"This is an incredible honor for Nick and for PHCG," said Sam Welch, PHCG Group President. "Nick has transformed PHCG; furthering his vision of how an agency network can meet client needs and serve as a leader in today's challenging global economy. This speaks to why he is an incredible marketing trailblazer."

About the PM360 Trailblazer Awards

PM360's Trailblazer Awards were established in 2009 and are given to outstanding companies, marketers, and brand managers who represent the pharma industries top talent and brands. More than 800 submissions were made for this year's awards in 22 categories. The PM360 editorial board selects award finalists who are said to represent the most forward-thinking leadership of their fields.

About Publicis Healthcare Communications Group

Publicis Healthcare Communications Group (PHCG) is the largest health-oriented agency network in the world.  A division of Publicis Groupe S.A., PHCG manages top-tier agencies promoting innovative solutions in advertising, medical education, sales and marketing, digital, market access, insights, and medical and scientific affairs.  PHCG is dedicated to creating experiences that compel action, change lives, and amplify business outcomes.  With more than 5,000 employees, PHCG manages 10 agency brands through 57 offices located in 11 countries. For more information, visit:

Rosemary Abendroth,
Global Communications Director, PHCG
Phone: +1.212.468.3438
Mobile: +1.917.650.3567

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Posted: September 2012