CCD PR, the specialist health and beauty agency, has been briefed to raise the profile of skincare brand DermaQuest. The beauty team will engage with consumer beauty media to highlight the effectiveness of DermaQuest home care products and professional treatments, in addition to a trade campaign targeting salon and aesthetics media.
The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) has appointed Amanda Callaghan as director of corporate comms. Callaghan, who is currently director of comms at the Royal College of Nursing, will begin her new role on 31 January 2011 and will report directly to Dr Richard Barker, director general of the ABPI.
Tonic Life Communications has opened a Singapore office, representing its second operation to be set up in Asia. The Singapore team, led by managing director Rae Chew, will work closely with the Hong Kong office, established earlier this year, to service clients across the Asia-Pacific region. Tonic Life was started in 2004 in the UK and was acquired by Huntsworth in July 2009.