Finn Partners Health Launches With $2 Million Annual Fees; Recognized Thought-Leader As Practice Lead -New Practice Led By Miriam Weber Miller to Focus on Helping Companies Succeed in Challenging Times-

NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Finn Partners, recently named best new agency and one of the fastest-growing independent public relations firms, today launches Finn Partners Health, a dedicated and national practice with Miriam Weber Miller, a 20-year veteran of healthcare marketing and communications, at the helm.

Finn Partners Health is a diversified practice with expertise and experience across a wide range of industry sectors, including consumer health, health policy and public affairs, health services, non-profit and health information technology.  Finn Partners Health also has a focus on the life sciences and specialty pharma industries, with particular emphasis on helping clients navigate the world of investor and corporate communications.

According to Miller: "Our approach to serving the broad range of healthcare sectors is a deep understanding of the unique and challenging  needs of each, combined with a unified approach to strategic planning, media relations and digital visibility.  We will ensure that our clients and their role in the healthcare paradigm are well-positioned for business success."

Miriam Weber Miller brings two decades of successful health related investor and corporate communication, strategic marketing initiatives and FDA support to Finn Partners.  During her career, Weber Miller has successfully launched two healthcare communication brands to the market – BlissHealth and FischerHealth Life Sciences (subsequently acquired by Porter Novelli). 

Previous experience also includes senior leadership positions for Chandler Chicco's Biosector 2 and Noonan Russo. Weber Miller has excelled at helping emerging and established companies across the healthcare spectrum achieve market-place dominance.   She has served a wide array of market innovators such as:  Abraxis Bioscience; Amgen; Atrix Labs;  Avanir Pharmaceuticals; Bayer Pharmaceuticals, Humana; Millennium; Novo Nordisk; Oscient Pharmaceuticals; Portola Pharmaceuticals; Prolacta Bioscience; Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Watson Pharmaceuticals.

"Establishing a healthcare practice is a strategic step forward for Finn Partners, as we continue to expand our geographic and marketplace leadership," said Peter Finn, Founding Partner, Finn Partners.  "We expect healthcare to rapidly evolve into one of our premier practice areas, in part from our existing healthcare assignments and through the collaborative spirit that has come to define our agency and operating principal.  We are thrilled to have someone of Miriam's caliber leading this effort for Finn Partners."     

Miller joins the firm as a Senior Partner, Director of Finn Partners Health.  Miller will be based in the New York office and report to Alicia Young, Managing Partner.

Key clients in the health arena include the American Association of Orthodontists, Long Beach Memorial Hospital, the American Kidney Fund, Barlow Respiratory Hospital, Los Angeles County Department of Health and Pelican Biopharma.  Finn Partners has more than 100 clients, including existing relationships with organizations such as Bosch Home Appliances, Dole Packaged Foods, Hyundai & Hope on Wheels, the Jamaica Tourist Board, Logitech, The North Face, Rosetta Stone, StubHub, Treasury Wine Estates, and Vonage.

About Finn Partners

Finn Partners builds on the outstanding legacy of Ruder Finn while shaping a bold new future in which innovation and partnership are strong drivers of the brand. Finn Partners specializes in the full spectrum of public relations services, including digital and social media. Our specialty areas include technology, consumer, travel/economic development, health, global issues, arts and public and corporate affairs. Headquartered in New York City, the company has regional operations in Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington D.C. and Jerusalem, and leverages international capabilities via Ruder Finn's global network of offices and affiliates. Find us at www.finnpartners.com and follow us on Twitter @finnpartners.

Contact: Peter Finn
212-715-1600
peter@finnpartners.com

 

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