Publicis Healthcare Communications Group Acquires Tardis Medical

Expanding the Company’s Clinical Center-of-Excellence

Publicis Healthcare (PHCG), a part of Publicis Groupe [Euronext Paris: FR0000130577, CAC40], announced today that it has acquired Tardis Medical. Tardis Medical is a highly respected clinical and medical affairs outsourcing organization and consultancy business. The agency will be aligned with Publicis Touchpoint Solutions, part of PHCG, Inc—a leading provider of customized, omnichannel healthcare sales, service, and clinical teams. The Tardis Medical acquisition will complement and strengthen Touchpoint’s clinical capabilities.

“We are thrilled to have Tardis Medical join the Publicis Touchpoint Solutions family,” said Michelle Keefe, president and CEO of Publicis Touchpoint Solutions. “We have had the benefit of working closely with Tardis Medical as strategic partners on a number of projects. This collaborative work has helped us all to realize that our combined capabilities offer substantial value to our respective clients. We believe that Tardis Medical will enhance Touchpoint’s clinical center-of-excellence by deepening our expertise and extending our global reach.”

“Tardis Medical is delighted to officially become part of Publicis Touchpoint Solutions and the Publicis Healthcare Communications Group network,” said Suzanna Lawrence, general manager, Tardis Medical. “After working successfully on a number of projects alongside Touchpoint, we have been impressed that our values and business goals are so well aligned.”

Tardis Medical has a strong global presence with European offices in the UK, Austria, France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Sweden, and operates in LATAM and APAC. The founders of Tardis Medical—Andrew Bruce, Ian Bancroft, and Suzanna Lawrence—will continue to lead the business as General Managers reporting directly to Michelle Keefe.


Publicis Health is the world’s premier health-oriented agency network. A division of Publicis Groupe, Publicis Health manages top-tier agencies specializing in promoting innovative solutions in advertising, digital, branding, message delivery, market access, and medical communications. Publicis Health’s mission is to be the indispensable force for health and wellness business transformation through the alchemy of creativity and technology—for good. With more than 5,000 employees around the world, Publicis Health manages 17 agency brands through 40 offices located in seven countries. Publicis Health brands include Digitas Health, Discovery USA, Heartbeat, in-sync, Langland, Maxcess Managed Markets, PDI, PlowShare Group, Publicis Health Media, Publicis LifeBrands, Publicis Resolute, Publicis Touchpoint Solutions, Razorfish Health, Real Science, Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness, Tardis Medical Consultancy and Verilogue.