To continue to support health and wellness companies’ rapidly expanding cultural relevance and dominance of global content, Havas Health & You (HH&Y) announced that industry veteran Dan Rubin will join the network. He will work closely with global executive leadership and existing President and CCO Allison Ceraso to shape the future vision for Havas Health +, a fully integrated experience agency on the rise. Havas Health + has generated double-digit growth for the past 3 years, growing both HCP and DTC practices through new client wins and brand launches.

Johnson & Johnson on May 11 appointed Thibaut Mongon as the chief executive officer of the consumer health division, which the pharmaceutical giant plans to spin off into a listed company by the end of 2023.

Liz Kane, Ogilvy Health

Ogilvy Health hired industry strategist Liz Kane to lead the agency’s Insights, Brand and Medical Strategy offerings. In a Q&A with Med Ad News magazine, Kane shared insights from what she brings to the agency from her 20-year career, including as head of brand strategy at Havas Life, where she led efforts for Pfizer and Amgen, and global consumer advertising stints at Saatchi & Saatchi and Leo Burnett.

Syneos Health

Syneos Health announced the promotions of two senior internal leaders – Baba Shetty to President, Technology and Data Solutions, and Suma Ramadas to Executive Vice President, Medical Affairs.

Omnicom Health Group, part of Omnicom Group Inc., became a Veeva Systems Global Content Partner. This expanded partnership will help the world’s largest healthcare marketing and communications group better support omnichannel experiences and content management initiatives for mutual customers.

Syneos Health Communications – the portfolio of Syneos Health® agencies designed to deliver insights-driven integrated communications spanning advertising, public relations, patient advocacy, medical communications, managed markets, omnichannel, naming and branding – named Lacey Jae as EVP, Executive Creative Director of GSW-LA.

GLOBALHealthPR announced that the robust network of independent healthcare agencies rebranded as Global Health Marketing & Communications (GHMC).

Jay Carter, AbelsonTaylor

Leading pharmaceutical business and marketing publication Med Ad News announces the nominees for the 33rd Annual Manny Awards, recognizing the best in healthcare communications and advertising. The 2022 Manny Awards event will be held on Thursday, April 21, in person at The Lighthouse, Pier 61, Chelsea Piers, in New York City.

Fishawack Health announced that Scottie Lee, PMP, joined the group as chief delivery officer.

Global commercial partner Fishawack Health welcomed Marcia Goddard as FH’s new chief creative officer (CCO).