NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- TBWA\WorldHealth, a global healthcare communications network, announced the appointment of Brian Carr to the position of Chief Financial Officer.
With a career spanning more than 20 years, Carr brings a wealth of strategic and operational expertise to his new role. As a newly appointed member of TBWA\WorldHealth's executive leadership team, Carr will work in close partnership with other senior leaders and will report to Dennis Hoppe, Chief Financial Officer at Omnicom Health Group.
Brian's extensive understanding of agency management, client relationships, and profit- building strategies will ensure optimal financial outcomes for the agency and its clients, allowing them to capitalize on emerging trends and opportunities in the global marketplace.
"We are pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Carr as Chief Financial Officer at a time of strong network growth," said Robin Shapiro, Group President, TBWA\WorldHealth. "Brian's strong leadership and track record within TBWA will further fuel our global expansion and advance growth strategies for our clients."
"I am incredibly excited to join the leadership team here at TBWA\WorldHealth," said Carr. "I have appreciated from afar the incredible success they have achieved in a relatively short period of time as a network and the disruptive approach they bring to healthcare advertising. I look forward to contributing to that success moving forward, not just as a financial partner, but as a business partner to our clients, the leadership team, and our employees."
Most recently, Carr served as Chief Financial Officer for TBWA\Chiat\Day, New York. During his tenure, he was responsible for the agency's P&L, finance and accounting, and budgeting and forecasting, as well as directly leading negotiations for retainer and project-based fee proposals with the agency's major clients.
Carr first joined TBWA in 2004 as Associate Director of Finance, and in 2010, he was promoted to the position of Latin American Controller/Chief Financial Officer of TBWA Latin America. As part of his responsibilities at TBWA, he led significant aspects of due diligence and financial negotiations in the acquisition of TBWA's Brazilian agency and designed and implemented the financial structure of the agency's hub in Miami. Prior to joining TBWA, Carr earned financial leadership roles at Time Warner, KPMG LLP, and Arthur Andersen LLP.
TBWA\WorldHealth, a global healthcare communications agency, leverages the power of disruption and media arts to create behavior-changing ideas. For more information, visit www.tbwaworldhealth.com.
About Omnicom Health Group
Omnicom Health Group (www.omnicomhealthgroup.com) is a global collective of communications companies with more than 3,200 dedicated healthcare communications specialists. It provides marketing services to the health and life-science industries through a combination of specialized agencies, customized client solutions, and collaborations with other Omnicom network agencies. Organized around four customer groups—healthcare professionals; patients; payers; and medical, evidence, and regulatory stakeholders—Omnicom Health Group serves more than 100 clients in over 55 offices worldwide.
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