Above: Monika James and Andrew Crombie, open the ‘doors’ of H&T Asia
Australia’s leading healthcare and rural communications consultancy, The Healthy Thinking Group, has this week officially opened its doors in Asia, with an award winning team of communications consultants to service client needs in the region.
Headed up by long time veteran Andrew Crombie - previous Havas CEO for Singapore & Malaysia, and well known for his brand management, strategic planning and creative expertise - Andrew has a rich history in Asia in brand communications and marketing. With a strong team behind him including Account Director Monika James, seconded from the Sydney office, and joined by Melissa Tuffley, most recently Strategic Director at Singapore medical consultancy The Clinic, this combination of expertise signifies a valuable resource for the emerging need in this market. H&T Asia will bring a new level of Healthy Thinking for client needs, covering all manner of health related fields such as; ethical (pharmaceutical), OTC, devices and diagnostics, public and private health services as well as rural/agricultural.
Complementing its offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland, H&T Asia will offer an array of specialist healthcare and agricultural marketing and advertising services including; market insight & development, brand strategy, above and below the line communications, digital, creative and production services, as well as media relations & issues management, stakeholder & advocacy management, and medical education.
“As living standards in the countries of South East Asia surge forward, the demand for quality health services and better nutrition is also expanding. We are keen to bring our passion for healthy thinking to these markets. H&T Asia will play a central role in building health, nutrition and agriculture brands, helping more people in Asia to live and eat well,” said Andrew Crombie, MD for H&T Asia.
As inVentiv Health’s local partner, a bespoke healthcare offering with 13,000 specialists in over 40 countries, H&T is well positioned to bring the latest thinking and skillsets to the burgeoning Asian health marketplace.
H&T Group MD, Tony Northam added: “It was only a matter of time before we launched a wholly owned offering in this space, and this new branch of the Healthy Thinking Group is one we are very excited about. Singapore is a dynamic and rapidly changing environment and we are embracing all the opportunities that come with it.”