Addison Whitney Health Continues Growth with Addition of Michael Ryan to Seattle Office

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WHO: Addison Whitney Health, a global branding firm who has developed some of the world’s leading brands and worked on hundreds of pharmaceutical assets, announced the expansion of its Seattle office as Michael Ryan joins the team as Account Director. 

As Account Director, Ryan will be focused on client and business development efforts in the western United States and Canada, with a focus on pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries.

“Having the chance to add someone like Michael to the team will be a great benefit to our healthcare business on the west coast,” said Brannon Cashion, Addison Whitney’s global president. “His experience in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries will provide our clients with more of the outstanding service they expect from Addison Whitney Health.”

With over 20 years of experience in healthcare marketing and advertising, Ryan previously held various positions in the healthcare and medical communications industries, including executive roles with WebMD, CAHG Healthcare Advertising and Revolution Health. 

His prior experience spans the globe to include both national and international clients, ranging from emerging healthcare startups to large pharmaceutical corporations.

“The Seattle office wants to continue to expand our client base, especially in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry and Michael has the background and expertise to add value to these client relationships immediately,” said Wendy Jacobs, Addison Whitney Seattle’s Managing Director. “He is also a pleasure to work with!”

Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from the University of Washington.

WHAT: Addison Whitney is a global branding firm specializing in verbal and visual branding, brand strategy and market research. Founded in 1991, Addison Whitney’s depth and breadth of clients reaches across multiple industries, including consumer, B2B, technology, finance and hospitality. Addison Whitney Health, a specialized division of Addison Whitney, is a global leader in pharmaceutical and healthcare brand development. Utilizing a unique and interactive creative process, Addison Whitney has developed some of the world's leading brands. Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, Addison Whitney has offices in New York, Seattle, London, Munich and Tokyo.


Matthew Harris, Communications Manager 
Addison Whitney Health