Fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions organization Syneos Health announced that new top talent joined the company’s Communications business.

Signaling an evolution for the global design-led branding agency, Havas’ Conran Design Group strengthened its leadership by appointing Christina Falzano to Managing Director, U.S.

Med Ad News – the leading pharmaceutical business and marketing publication – unveiled the winners of the 2020 Manny Awards, celebrating the best in the healthcare communications industry. The 31st anniversary of the black-tie gala event was held virtually on June 18 with more than 1,000 viewers. Manny Award statues were presented throughout the evening to healthcare agencies and networks achieving excellence across 29 categories. View the 2020 Virtual Manny Awards OnDemand.

McCann Health Global CEO John Cahill was recognized as the 2020 Industry Person of the Year at the Med Ad News 2020 Virtual Manny Awards on June 18th. Under John Cahill’s leadership, McCann Health has emerged as one of the world’s leading professional and consumer health communications networks, continuing last year to take major strides worldwide in its three core pillars of creativity, science, and strategy.

Med Ad News talked to Sharon Callahan, the new CEO of CDM, and Robin Shapiro, who moved into the position of CEO of TBWA\WorldHealth, about changes at their agencies and what it’s like taking on new roles at a time when COVID-19 has literally changed everything about the way that everyone works.

How a global healthcare network built around independent agencies and affiliations can beat the Holding Companies at their own game

Intouch Group, a full-service agency network serving the pharmaceutical industry, promoted Kim Bishop to SVP, Managing Director Client Services. Bishop is leading the group’s seventh agency affiliate, Intouch Seven.

FCB Health Network announced hat Sebastian Mallarino has joined Neon as group creative director, beginning work in April.

Havas Health & You (HH&Y) announced the appointment of Icaro Doria as Global Chief Creative Officer for the network.

For many of us, we’re entering week 8 of Work From Home during the Covid-19 crisis. It’s been inspiring to see all those in the healthcare communications universe innovate and remain motivated to continue our critical work during these challenging times. It’s fair to say that now, more than ever, the role of effectively communicating the research, development, administration and efficacy of drug therapies is paramount to successfully navigating the world through this pandemic and beyond. We invite all families to join us virtually, for our June 18th Med Ad News Manny Awards #FamilyStyle! This year’s Manny Awards program will be designed to entertain, engage and educate our growing healthcare communications family. Set your calendars and make a night of it for the entire family to get dressed up for a virtual Black Tie event!