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  • Fishawack boosts healthcare marketing capabilities as Carling Communications joins the Group

    Posted on: Jul 06, 2017
    The Fishawack Group of Companies has acquired the Carling Group of Companies, based in San Diego, CA, USA, and including Carling Communications and MCME Global. Carling Communications is the first agency in the Fishawack Group to be focussed entirely on healthcare marketing, while MCME Global specialises in medical education. This acquisition takes Fishawack to over 300 staff.
  • Jenifer Kirkland joins the Fishawack Board as Chief Financial Officer

    Posted on: Jun 12, 2017
    The Fishawack Group of Companies is pleased to announce the appointment of Jenifer Kirkland as the Group’s Chief Financial Officer. Jenifer also joins the Fishawack Board, taking over the Chief Financial Officer role from Dominic Miller, who will assume the responsibilities of Chief Operations Officer.
  • New Fishawack investor marks start of new phase of growth

    Posted on: Jan 25, 2017
    The management team of the Fishawack Group, a leading medical communications group, have just completed a tertiary management buyout in a deal worth £38M. Oliver Dennis, CEO, said: "We have a clear vision and a bold plan, and LDC is an investor that can help us to achieve them.”
  • Fishawack opens a US West Coast office in San Francisco

    Posted on: Sep 01, 2014
    The Fishawack Group of Companies has opened a new office in San Francisco, CA, under its flagship Fishawack Communications brand. Operating from Spear Tower at One Market Street, close to San Francisco’s Bay Bridge, the team will support Fishawack’s increasing number of clients based on the West Coast of the US.
  • Fishawack Communications, Inc, moves into new offices in Horsham, PA

    Posted on: Jul 07, 2014
    The Fishawack Communications, Inc, team have completed their move into new premises in Horsham, PA. The new office places them closer to several of their clients and provides more space for the growing team, as well as being not far from JK Associates, Inc, their colleagues who joined the Fishawack Group in March 2014.
  • Facilitate joins Fishawack to complete the Group’s third acquisition in a year

    Posted on: Jul 01, 2014
    Fishawack has acquired Facilitate, the medical communications specialist based in Brighton, UK, as part of its ongoing buy and build strategy. Facilitate is a full-service medical communications agency, but the team have also developed their unique Independent Global Leadership board service providing detailed daily content analysis by expert physicians at key medical congresses, an offering which has resonated with many of their pharmaceutical clients. Facilitate will rebrand as Fishawack-Facilitate.
  • John Handley appointed Chairman of the Fishawack Group to support acquisition trail

    Posted on: Jun 12, 2014
    The Fishawack Group of Companies is pleased to announce the appointment of John Handley to the role of Chairman of the Fishawack Group of Companies. John brings a wide range of expertise to the role, including extensive experience of chairing companies backed by private equity investors. He has a track record of creating value in businesses and negotiating successful acquisitions, as well as supporting the expansion of international companies such as Fishawack across multiple locations.
  • Fishawack expands in the USA as JK Associates, Inc, joins the Group

    Posted on: Mar 27, 2014
    Fishawack, one of the largest independent medical communications organisations, has acquired JK Associates, Inc, significantly expanding Fishawack’s presence in the USA. JK Associates operates under the JK Medical Communications, Arbor Communications, and Endpoint Medical Communications brands, as well as 1010 Digital. With teams based in Philadelphia (PA), and Ann Arbor (MI), JK adds to the Fishawack Communications team already based in Philadelphia.
  • PHOCUS in Basel becomes Fishawack Communications

    Posted on: Sep 24, 2013
    The Fishawack Group of Companies has successfully integrated Basel-based PHOCUS Services into its flagship medical communications brand Fishawack Communications. PHOCUS joined the Fishawack Group in 2011 and was the Group’s first agency based in Switzerland. This completes a further step in the Group’s strategy to provide access to global scientific and communications services in strategic locations for the pharma and biopharma industries, with Fishawack Communications now having offices in the UK, USA and Switzerland.
  • Fishawack celebrates 10 years

    Posted on: Dec 18, 2011
    The Fishawack Group of Companies is celebrating 10 years of excellence, creativity, growth and enjoyment. Fishawack Communications was founded in 2001 by Oliver Dennis and Dominic Miller near Manchester in the UK. The company expanded rapidly and a southern office was soon established near Oxford. A strong partnership was developed with US-based agencies Nexus and Indicia and, following a period of steady growth, this was formalised to provide a significant US base for the Fishawack Group. Further acquisitions included Alpha-Plus and most recently PHOCUS, providing a strategic presence in Basel and New Jersey. The Fishawack team now numbers over 100 people across the UK, USA and Switzerland, making it one of the largest independent medical communications agencies.
  • CMPP success at Fishawack

    Posted on: Nov 11, 2011
    Fishawack Communications has achieved 100% success among our team in recent examinations for Certified Medical Publication Professionals (CMPP). Six of our Editorial Team qualified for the CMPP credential, which was developed by the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) as "a mark of accomplishment in strategic, tactical, and implementation skills, and denotes excellence in ethical publication planning".

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