Ireland’s leading communications agency responds to industry growth

18th April 2017 – Drury | Porter Novelli, Ireland’s leading PR agency have appointed Eimear Galvin as Head of the organisation’s Health and Wellness practice. Eimear joined Drury | Porter Novelli in August 2016 as a Director after returning to Ireland from London where she specialised in building creating healthcare campaigns for multinational pharma, public health bodies, NGO’s as well as agency communications.

Owned by Omnicom and part of the international Omnicom Public Relations Group, Drury | Porter Novelli has an established reputation within the health and wellness sector working with multinational and Irish clients across pharma, public sector, biotech, insurance and NGO’s. In her new role, Eimear will lead and grow this practice area, and continue to deliver compelling campaigns for clients.

With unique experience in the industry, Eimear brings with her a passion for the health care sector providing insight-led solutions to meet and overcome communications challenges. Having worked across a wide range of areas, she understands and navigates sensitive areas to deliver innovative campaigns that deliver proven results.

Leading campaigns across ethical and consumer health sectors, Eimear has worked in a range of therapeutic areas, with particular experience in rare diseases, oncology and immunodeficiency. Responsible for patient advocacy in this area she developed and led an integrated strategic communications campaign for access to a new HIV prevention option.

Commenting on her promotion, Eimear said: “I am excited to lead the talented Health and Wellness team at Drury | Porter Novelli and look forward to expanding the practice, driving growth and working closely with the Porter Novelli Global Health and Wellness Practice.”

Managing Director of Drury | Porter Novelli, Anne-Marie Curran commented: “Health and wellness in Ireland is an important and growing speciality where we see the opportunity to deliver meaningful strategies for clients and some of the most critical health issues in the world. Eimear’s appointment today demonstrates our commitment to the future of the speciality and our passion for it. Throughout Porter Novelli we have unparalleled expertise and Eimear will be a fantastic addition to our team”.