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Mileage Communications Group Joins GLOBALHealthPR as its 17th Member
- Largest independent public relations organisation dedicated to health and medical communications
27 May 2013 Bangkok: - Mileage Communications Group announced today that it has joined GLOBALHealthPR as its 17th member. GLOBALHealthPR is the largest independent public relations organisation dedicated to health and medical communications worldwide.
The Mileage Communications Group will add 12 offices in 7 Asian countries to the current GLOBALHealthPR network of 16 agencies, spanning five continents.
“The addition of Mileage Communications Group to GLOBALHealthPR greatly extends our foundation of business and capabilities in the Asia Pacific region,” said John Seng, President of Washington, DC-headquartered Spectrum and Chair of GLOBALHealthPR. “We did our research, and Mileage represented the highest caliber of independent health and medical communications capability in the region. GLOBALHealthPR can now provide locally-savvy health public relations strategy and media counsel in all major Asia markets,” Seng said.
“Mileage is delighted to be welcomed by the partners of GLOBALHealthPR,” said Yap Boh Tiong, Chairman of Mileage. “Pharmaceutical and medical device companies, as well as international medical societies, can expect best-in-market, ‘indigenous – not imported’ – communications expertise through GLOBALHealthPR and Mileage,” he said.
Besides Singapore, Mileage office locations include China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam, complementing current GLOBALHealthPR partners in India (MediaMedic), Australia (VIVA! Communications) and Japan (LBS Co.).
Ms Lynn Wan, General Manager of Mileage Communications (China) Pte Ltd, added: “Healthcare and pharmaceutical is an important sector in China. Being a member of GLOBALHealthPR, we will be able to extend our services to help more of such companies to expand their activities in China”.
Mileage Communications Group has established offices in 12 cities in seven countries since its founding in 1992. Joining Yap Boh Tiong in leadership at Mileage is Patsy Phay, Executive Director.
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GLOBALHealthPR, founded in 2001 by John Seng, consists of leading, health-focused, independent public relations agencies in 22 countries; Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States and Vietnam. GLOBALHealthPR is headquartered in Washington, DC, at Spectrum. For more information, visit www.globalhealthpr.com.
About Mileage Communications Group
Established in 1992, the Mileage Communications Group is a leading full-service strategic marketing communications and PR consultancy, and the premier crisis communications consultancy. Headquartered in Singapore, the Group comprises 12 offices across seven countries with branch offices in China (Shanghai), India (New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and rep. offices in Bengaluru and Kolkata), Indonesia (Jakarta), Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur) Singapore (HQ), Thailand (Bangkok) and Vietnam (Hanoi & rep. office in Ho Chi Minh City). The Group has an established track record in servicing clients across seven core strategic practices, namely Healthcare / Pharmaceutical; Consumer / Lifestyle; Corporate/Finance / IPO / Investor Relations; Infocomm Technology; Shipping; Crisis Management and Sports. For more information, please visit: www.mileagecommunications.com
Mileage Group – Mileage Communications (Singapore) Pte Ltd
Ms Jacqueline Ho
Tel: (+65) 6222-1678
Mileage Group – Mileage (Thai) Co., Ltd.
Khun Vichai Lertritchai
Tel: (02) 632-8356, 089-890-6878
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