NEW YORK—CCA Advertising, the advertising unit of healthcare public relations specialist Chandler Chicco has hired Helayne Spivak as chief creative officer. Formerly worldwide creative officer for J. Walter Thompson and chief creative officer at Young & Rubicam, Spivak will focus on building the company’s consumer health business and provide counsel across Chandler Chicco Companies.
Spivak began her advertising career in New York as a copywriter at Ally & Gargano and went on to head up the New York office of Hal Riney & Partners and, from there, led the creative departments of Young & Rubicam NY, Ammirati Puris Lintas and J. Walter Thompson New York, creating campaigns for Sears, Burger King, UPS, and Sanyo. Most recently, she was a group creative director for Energy BBDO in Chicago running the Bayer account which included products such as Aleve, One-A-Day Vitamins and Midol.
CCA Advertising specializes in professional, DTC, corporate, e-marketing, advertising and branding, and patient education.