CANNES, France, June 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Health, the world's most awarded global healthcare marketing network with a wide array of professional and consumer practices, won the coveted Network of the Year Award at the 2016 Lions Health, part of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Lions Health is dedicated to life-changing creativity, showcasing and inspiring ideas that transcend especially challenging boundaries.
The McCann Health network this year won five Lions (1 Gold Campaign, 2 Silver and 2 Bronze) and 22 Shortlist Awards, with the wins representing 12 McCann agencies on six continents.
Over the last six months, McCann Health has won multiple new assignments and expanded relationships across their integrated offering with existing clients such as Janssen, GlaxoSmithKline, Bayer, Teva, AstraZeneca and Bristol Myers Squibb.
Jeremy Perrott, McCann Health Global Chief Creative Officer, said, "The only way to win this award is when every agency in the network is performing at top level. This would not have been possible without our talented teams and our clients' terrific support and belief in our work around the world. I want to take this opportunity to personally thank everyone at McCann Health for their incredible energy and commitment to generating life-changing ideas that improve the health of humanity."
John Cahill, McCann Health Global CEO, added, "Groundbreaking creativity is at the heart of everything we do at McCann Health. I'm grateful for the trust that our clients put in us to bring this creativity to their brands and customers."
About McCann Health
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 Consulting@McCann Health (market access, medical communications, strategic consultancy & research). McCann Health is a part of McCann Worldgroup and the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG).
About the 63rd Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, 18-25 June 2016, Cannes, France
Founded in 1954, Cannes Lions is an eight-day programme of creative inspiration, celebration, education and networking. Over 15,000 delegates from around 100 countries attend the Festival, making it the only truly global meeting-place for branded communications professionals to connect, share and discover.
Lions Health is dedicated to life-changing creativity, showcasing and inspiring ideas that transcend especially challenging boundaries. With insights from thought-leaders, marketers, specialists and scientists, Lions Health connects global healthcare and pharmaceutical professionals, allowing them to share successes, problem-solve and do business.
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