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London, UK, 29 March 2021: Langland today announced that Mike Brightley has joined its advertising discipline as Creative Director. With over 14 years of healthcare advertising experience, Brightley has built up an eclectic portfolio working at Ogilvy Healthworld, PAN and most recently as Associate Creative Director at TBWA\WorldHealth.

“I’m delighted to welcome Mike to Langland’s Senior Creative Team. He is a proven and award-winning creative with outstanding writing ability,” comments Andrew Spurgeon, Executive Creative Director, Langland and Chief Creative Officer, Publicis Health Europe. “I am especially looking forward to the mentorship Mike will bring to our existing writing talent, whilst he supports me in delivering Langland’s Think Further creative vision for both our clients and team.”

During the course of his extensive career Mike has worked on insightful campaigns, applied emotion-recognition technology for adaptive storytelling, and made a documentary on surfing doctors (White Coats & Wetsuits for Surfing Medicine International), to name but a few highlights. He particularly enjoys working on film and is passionate about nurturing talent.

Mike had to say of the move, “It’s an exciting time to be joining Langland. I have been working towards this next step in my career for a while and was attracted by the agency’s ambitious vision, deep-rooted commitment to creative excellence and unique approach to healthcare communications. Their Think Further ethos encourages curiosity and inspires proactivity: vital traits for a thriving agency culture. I can’t wait to share ideas and experiences with the team, continue to push creative boundaries and deliver the best work of my career.”

This appointment follows the launch of Langland’s new proposition in September 2020 and a string of new hires for the agency as a result of continued growth over the past 12 months.

About Langland

Langland, a Publicis Health company, is the only health communications agency that thinks further across clinical trial experience, medical education, public relations and policy, and advertising, to create unique value with visionary clients.

Health brings us together. In the diseases we suffer, the medicines we create, and the causes we champion, health shows us our collective humanity. When we break the barriers that divide us, when we think further, we can create healthier futures, together.

Having expert thinking is only part of our story. To ensure excellence in everything we make, we have centred our disciplines around three essential crafts: science, strategy and creativity.

About Publicis Health

At Publicis Health, we are united around one purpose: to create a world where people are equipped and motivated to take control of their health. We transform healthcare marketing and communications into healthcare engagement. We believe healthcare marketing is healthcare, fostering healthy conversations, healthy behaviours and healthy people. Publicis Health is a Dynamic Health Engagement Platform, an organising principle that seamlessly connects data, content and technology; is driven by marketing and business transformation; and offers our clients fluid access to world-class talent and game-changing capabilities. With 40 offices and 14 brands across the globe, Publicis Health’s worldwide staff is comprised of more than 3,000 healthcare professionals who are experts in advertising and branding, data and analytics, strategic planning, service design, digital media and technology, science, and medicine. Publicis Health companies include Digitas Health, Discovery USA, Heartbeat, insync, Langland, Payer Sciences, PlowShare Group, Publicis Health Media, Razorfish Health, Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness, and Verilogue. For more information, visit us at

For more information, please contact

Liz Baldwin, Public Relations and Communications Lead


T:020 7421 1771 M: 079 7138 2042


15th April 2021



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