The leading healthcare communications agencies and networks and their creative work took center stage on April 21. The 33rd annual Manny Awards recognized excellence throughout the healthcare advertising industry across 29 categories at The Lighthouse at Pier 61 in New York City. 

Mindful that the world at large and the industry workplace has been forever changed after the last 24 months, the HBA leveraged this annual event to recognize how industry champions have demonstrated the acumen, attributes, and values that are critical, timely, and relevant to successfully lead the greater healthcare and life sciences communities.

Today, Evoke announces the integration of Ashfield Health marketing and communications agencies to form a new global healthcare brand, experience and communications platform, purpose-built to make health more human. The combination of two leading global healthcare organizations in one agile platform under the Evoke name creates one of the industry’s deepest and most dynamic marketing and communications offerings.

Omnicom Group today announced the appointment of Matt McNally as CEO of Omnicom Health Group (OHG), the largest healthcare marketing and communications network in the world and part of Omnicom’s DAS Group of Companies (DAS). McNally succeeds Ed Wise, who held the chief executive role since OHG’s formation in 2016 and recently announced his retirement.