Marci Piasecki was promoted to regional director, North America, with oversight over all five US professional agencies in McCann Health, the most senior of a series of personnel moves the network said are designed to bolster the operation.
Double Helix, a healthcare consultancy that operates across three continents, was bought by Interpublic Group's McCann Health, the network said Monday.
Interpublic Group promoted Matt Lane, co-founder and managing director of NeON, to a position at the holding company level. The agency's parent company, Draftfcb Healthcare, immediately named his successor: Mark Arnold, formerly SVP, managing supervisor at Omnicom's AgencyRx.
Merck, one of the biggest spenders in pharma advertising, said it is consolidating its US creative business.
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