Manning Selvage and Lee has appointed Ann Moravick as its first
global healthcare managing director. Her appointment reflects the
agency’s desire to focus on healthcare as one of its key practice
Ann Moravick has worked for MS&L for 12 years, most recently as director
of the US healthcare team.
In her new role, Moravick will be responsible for coordinating global
healthcare activities for clients including the American Medical
Association and Pharmacia and Upjohn. She reports to new chairman and
CEO, Lou Capozzi.
’This focused practice structure begins the evolution of our firm from a
strictly geographic-based organisation to a collaborative management
structure,’ said Capozzi.
’Office managing directors will share responsibility for the growth and
success of our firm with global practice managers,’ he said.
Capozzi was promoted to MS&L’s top job last week, replacing Kirk
Stewart, who is to join Nike as vice-president of corporate
Moravick will work with a 12-strong team around the world, including
Howard Godman, the European healthcare director based in London.
Healthcare accounts for around a third of MS&L’s business. The group
deals with product marketing, corporate reputation management and
advocacy relations for medical equipment, pharmaceutical, OTC and
It also has clients in the fields of managed care and non-profit health
MS&L, the world’s eighth largest PR company, has 15 offices in seven
Capozzi profile, p32.