SPECIALIZED LIFE SCIENCE COMMUNICATION FIRM
LAVOIE GROUP JOINS IPREX
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - May 14, 2012: LaVoie Group, the Life Science communication agency, has joined IPREX, the worldwide corporation of public relations and communication firms.
LaVoie Group was founded in Boston, MA in 2001 and has built a practice based on providing strategic communication programs, including strategy consulting, public relations, investor relations as well as corporate and marketing communication.
The agency has a specific focus on understanding the life science markets such as biologics, diagnostics, mobile health, medical devices, orphan diseases and related technology markets, partnering with leading brands to build their companies, attract capital, and reach key customers through integrated communication and marketing.
LaVoie Group clients are industry leaders in life sciences including Pfizer, sanofi, Olympus Biotech, Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Invida Group, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Novadaq Technologies, Radius Health, MPM Capital, and AliveCor. The agency is ranked by O'Dwyer's PR Report as one of the leading independent healthcare PR firms in the US and has been honored by the LACP as "Boutique Agency of the Year" three years in a row, from 2008 to 2010.
President and CEO Donna LaVoie said: "We are focused on innovative life science markets and have developed a team of professionals with unique experience across the evolving healthcare spectrum. The growing needs of our clients for international representation across key stakeholders including investors, physicians, patients, payers, and their partners drove our decision to select IPREX as our global partner."
IPREX Americas President Renzi Stone (Saxum, Oklahoma City), welcomed LaVoie Group: "Our strategy in developing IPREX is to offer clients in-depth knowledge of industry sectors and practice skills in markets around the world and LaVoie Group brings world class expertise to our healthcare team."
"Donna and her team also add valuable experience to our investor relations and communication capability, and the work they have done internationally over many years ensures that they will fit perfectly with our organization."
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IPREX is one of the world's major corporations of public relations and communication firms. Founded in 1983, its 74 partners have 113 offices in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific, with annual revenue of US$204m. Its 1,500 professionals provide a comprehensive range of services for some of the world's most successful companies.
About LaVoie Group
LaVoie Group partners with leading life sciences brands to build their companies, attract capital, and reach key stakeholders through integrated communications and marketing. The firm provides strategic communications programs, strategy and brand positioning to life science and pharmaceutical clients globally.
Our clients are industry leaders in life sciences and pharmaceuticals including Pfizer Inc., Sanofi, Oympus Biotech, Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Radius Health, Novadaq and Hepregen Corporation. LaVoie Group is ranked by O'Dwyer's PR Report as one of the leading independent healthcare PR firms in the U.S. and has been honored by the LACP as "Boutique Agency of the Year" three years in a row, from 2008 to 2010.