PMLiVE Top 40 Creative Healthcare Agencies



Purple Agency


Purple is an international healthcare agency, specialising in creating health & pharma marketing communications that work. We measure our success by your success. Your KPIs and ROI form the building blocks of everything we do for you, which includes the full range of marketing services.

  • Agency description
  • Purple is an international marketing agency, specialising in healthcare and pharma comms. As the creative agency division of Adare International, a €300M global marketing services business, we work with some of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies – supporting them in 31 different countries

    We work in partnership with our clients. This means immersing ourselves in their objectives and culture, and adding true craft, grit and determination to make what they imagine a reality – no matter how big or bold their imaginations are. We create communications that work, so you can make the impact you deserve.

    Our range is broad and versatile, spanning Pharma, Animal Health, Health & Wellness (OTC) and Medical Communications.

    We have both expertise and experience in the design and delivery of:

    -Digital and multichannel strategy

    -Brand and product campaigns

    -Virtual events

    -Digital content

    -Veeva CLM

    We are as dedicated and passionate as we are qualified. Purple is a Veeva Full-Service Content Partner with a committed team of expert marketing specialists, strategists, writers, designers and developers. They are all in-house, and many of them are specialised to the health sector. Every single member of our team recognises the true potential of Veeva as a platform to both tell the wider story and close the loop. As leading Veeva partners, we are more than ready for the next challenge.

    We are agile and dynamic. Once you’re with us, we will do everything in our power to ‘make it happen’. Our clients can tap into our core areas of expertise as and when they need it, and our resources can be activated at any time. Purple have specialist departments dedicated to B2B and Onsite Studios too, and share knowledge, resources and even people as and when a different perspective, or creative, is required.

    Our stories show just how much we believe in our people, and our testimonials show just how much we push boundaries with our partners. We strive every day to help them, and us, be better than the day before.

    Imagine it. Make it.

  • Social media

  • 2020 Agency Data
  • 2019 awards
    Total staff
    150-249 staff
    Billings from UK creative healthcare work
    Healthcare staff
    100-149 staff
    Total agency billings
    Agency age
    Between 10 and 15 years
    Social media footprint
    Approximate percentage of advertising, branding, creative or design work in the UK healthcare market
  • This information was supplied or confirmed by Purple Agency. Bar charts are indicative only, with 100% being the maximum score allocated across all agencies. Billings from UK creative healthcare work are not a subset of total annual billings, and so may show a higher rating.

  • Ranking factors contributing to agency score
  • This chart shows the relative factors that contributed to the agency's overall ranking.

  • Awards
  • PMSociety Digital Awards 2020 - Effectiveness - Healthcare Charities & Patient Programmes (Finalist),
    PM Society Digital Awards 2020 - Pharma Digital Partner (Highly Commended),
    PM Society Digital Awards 2018 - Agency Digital Team (Finalist),
    PM Society Digital Awards 2018 - Internal communications (Gold),
    2018 - Digital Project Account Manager (Highly commended)
  • This may contain additional awards supplied by Purple Agency that were not included when generating this year’s T40 - please see methodology to find out which awards schemes were included.

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