CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Health care communications agency Topin & Associates (topin.com) has chosen Alexander Leavitt to lead one of its global brands as Account Supervisor. Leavitt will manage Azilect (rasagiline tablets), a treatment for Parkinson's disease and a product of Teva Neuroscience.
"Alex has a diversified range of experience that will be extremely valuable to our client, Teva Neuroscience," said Tanja Noren, Vice President and Account Director.
Prior to joining Topin & Associates, Leavitt worked as Senior Account Executive for Abelson Taylor. He began his career in the industry as a Traffic Coordinator and quickly picked up additional responsibilities. Most notably, Leavitt successfully helped relaunch and grow AndroGel (testosterone gel) 1.62% into a $1 billion brand and top-selling men's health product. He was involved in the product launch of Dexilant (dexlansoprazole), a proton pump inhibitor, and also managed the ACTOS (pioglitazone) account.
Leavitt earned a Bachelor of Science degree in telecommunications, industry & management with a minor in business marketing from Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind.
About Topin & Associates
Topin & Associates is a full-service, independent health care marketing communications agency based in Chicago. Founded in 1982, the agency offers strategic planning, global branding and positioning, creative development and tactical implementation to help clients achieve their business objectives. Topin & Associates applies the Pepper Logic(TM) approach -- a set of guiding principles unique to the agency -- to deliver product, service and brand campaigns with impact. To learn more about the agency's Pepper Logic(TM) process, go to topin.com or call Al Topin at 312-645-0100.