CHICAGO: GolinHarris has purchased Virgo Health, a UK healthcare communications firm.
The agency will retain its name, and co-founders Angie Wiles and Sarah Matthew will continue as co-CEOs, reporting to GolinHarris chief executive Fred Cook. They will work with Matt Neale and Jon Hughes, co-presidents of GolinHarris International.
The 60-employee London-based agency's clients include AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Novartis, Pfizer, and Bristol-Myers Squibb.
As part of the agreement, Wiles and Matthew will work to build the Virgo brand in North America and beyond and hold senior leadership roles at GolinHarris.