NEW YORK, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Health announced today that Medical Marketing & Media has inducted Hilary Gentile, Chief Strategy Officer, to its 2017 Hall of Femme list. This award honors the most inspiring and impactful female leaders in healthcare marketing and communications over the past year. Gentile became the first-ever Chief Strategy Officer for McCann Health North America in 2015 and has been an influential name in the industry for over two decades. She has extensive experience with new product launches, business planning and helping companies gain insights into customer behavior, among others, and is a trusted advisor to some of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the region.
"As we keep up our momentum to win major new assignments and strengthen existing relationships, Hilary's bold and fearless ideas continue to offer imaginative solutions to our clients across the healthcare spectrum," said Amar Urhekar, President, McCann Health North America. "She is a true problem solver by nature and is constantly in pursuit of excellence. Her partnership with our leadership team has helped build a strong culture of growth and ambition at McCann Health that is taking us to unprecedented heights."
Gentile's range of knowledge and experience span the breadth of the pharmaceutical industry and she has created strategic pitches for clients related to immunology, the Central Nervous System, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), acute/hospital care, respiratory illnesses, dermatology and oncology. Gentile is also the Global Brand Ambassador of The Truth About Doctors—McCann's largest and most important thought leadership initiative. This global research study surveyed nearly 2,000 doctors in 16 markets around the world to define the changing face of healthcare and Gentile will unveil results at major launch events in New York, London, Tokyo and Shanghai over the coming months.
About McCann Health
McCann Health, winner of the 2016 Cannes Lions Healthcare Network of the Year Award and the 2016 Global Awards Healthcare Network of the Year for the fifth year in a row, is one of the world's most awarded global healthcare marketing networks specializing in a wide array of professional and consumer health and wellness practices. McCann Health (www.mccannhealth.com) 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, McCann Global Health, McCann Pharmacy Initiative, Consulting at McCann Health, McCann Managed Markets and McCann Complete Medical. McCann Health is part of McCann Worldgroup and the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG).
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