Med Ad News spoke with Kim Johnson, the new Global CEO of Ogilvy Health, about how she came to the position, her first days on the job, and how she expects the worldwide agency network will expand in the future.

Digital-native agency closerlook won a bronze Pharma Lion for a docuseries developed with global immunology company argenx that depicts the experiences of people living with myasthenia gravis (MG), a rare and chronic neuromuscular autoimmune disease. The award win for “A Mystery to Me” was announced at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in France.

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity announced that FCB won the coveted Network of the Year title, a first in the network’s 148-year history.

FCB Health Network company AREA 23 swept the Cannes Lions health awards circuit, winning the rarely awarded Pharma Grand Prix alongside one Gold and one Bronze Lions for the agency’s ‘SICK BEATS’ innovation created for Woojer.

The FCB Health Network was crowned Healthcare Network of the Year at the 2021 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, with its AREA 23 taking the coveted Healthcare Agency of the Year award. 

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity’s 2019 Health Track consisting of the Pharma Lions and Health & Wellness Lions occurred in June along the scenic French Riviera.

The work showcased at Cannes Lions 2019 in the pharma category had a strong creative conscience, guided by a moral compass to do right.

AREA 23 continued the FCB Health Network company’s impressive 2019 Cannes Lions winning streak with the Grand Prix trophy in the Innovation – Early Stage Technology category for “See Sound.”

After three days in the south of France, one thing has become clear. While healthcare advertising has come a long way, it still has an even longer way to go.

Today was an unusual day for the healthcare community at the Lions Health Festival of Creativity. As I spoke with creative leaders from around the world, the overarching opinion was: “What was that?”