With 20 years of experience working with Rx brands, OTC brands, healthcare devices, healthcare retail and not‑for‑profit organizations, Richelle’s passion for this industry is unmatched. She brings years of best practice and foundational experience as senior leader at Ogilvy Commonhealth, plus exceptional branding and creative excellence as Managing Director at john st. health, positioning her to take on the tough challenges of healthcare advertising today, all in an environment where she is hands‑on with each brand and client, day to day.
"'Ridiculously passionate' is the phrase that comes to mind when I think about Richelle Colbear and her contributions to our business. I’ve had the pleasure of partnering with Richelle over the last 4 years as we built a distinct consumer awareness program, while driving standout brand differentiation within an environment people often characterize as a sea of sameness. It was in these endeavours where I was particularly impressed with her originality of thought and considerate approach to our business. Richelle did and would provide remarkable counsel and stewardship to the strategic direction of your business, as she did with ours."
Christopher Van Dyk
Country Business Unit Head ‑ Vision Care
Alcon Canada Inc.
A Novartis Company
At A+D Health, a division of Arrivals + Departures, we want to give people the opportunity to live a healthier life. This is why we have embarked on building a healthcare practice to tackle some of the toughest challenges in healthcare advertising today. From creating richer and more meaningful conversations between HCPs, patients and brands, to generating more impact and engagement throughout the OTC shopper journey. We stand to give brands purpose, meaning and heart.
Our team has years of experience across numerous therapeutic categories, as well as expertise in PAAB, ASC and Health Canada negotiations. Some of our past and present clients include:
We have a diverse set of capabilities to serve our healthcare brands.