NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Health today announced that Tammy Fischer has been appointed to the new role of Executive Vice President, Chief Growth Officer, for McCann Health North America.
Ms. Fischer joins McCann Health with over two decades of healthcare expertise, including top positions at other healthcare agencies. She was President of GSW Worldwide New York where she was responsible for the transformation and growth of that office through building a performance-driven culture. Prior to GSW, she was Managing Director at FCB Health.
"In addition to her years of experience on the agency side, Tammy's perspective on healthcare has also been influenced by having held senior marketing roles in the insurance industry and working with hospital network systems to map customer experience and designing patient engagement models," said Amar Urhekar, President of McCann Health Americas. "As we continue to build McCann Health N.A. into an undisputed leadership position, we need to have a relentless focus on strategic growth and unifying our best-in-class competencies into one integrated offering for clients. I'm confident that Tammy's passion, energy and winning spirit will inspire our teams to achieve new heights."
"I'm very excited to partner with Amar and his team to expand on McCann Health's success in North America," said Ms. Fischer. "It's a terrific opportunity to help amplify the McCann Health brand story and further build on the agency's integration initiatives."
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Comprising the world's most connected community of health and wellness experts, McCann Health (www.mccannhealth.com) is the most awarded professional and consumer health communications network with the largest international expertise spanning 20 countries and 60 offices. McCann Health consists of three strong marketing communications global networks: McCann Torre Lazur, McCann Healthcare (professional) and McCann HumanCare (consumer health & wellness). Specialty units include McCann Echo (professional), McCann Global Health (public health), McCann Pharmacy Initiative, McCann Managed Markets, McCann Complete Medical, and Double Helix (market access, medical communications, strategic consultancy & research). McCann Health is a part of McCann Worldgroup and the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG).
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