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Gilead's Meyers on making deals and finding unmet patient needs

Gilead's Meyers on making deals and finding unmet patient needs

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The drugmaker's new EVP of worldwide commercial operations also talks about tackling medication access, product launches, and starting a commercial team from scratch.

Sunovion hires former BI exec as VP of marketing

Sunovion hires former BI exec as VP of marketing

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Denise Strauss, formerly VP of cardiovascular marketing at Boehringer Ingelheim, will oversee the drugmaker's marketing activities.

EMD Serono promotes Craig Millian to SVP of neurology and immunology

EMD Serono promotes Craig Millian to SVP of neurology and immunology

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Millian, a former Sanofi and Merck executive, on marketing new therapies in the MS market.

Merkle taps Mike Goldin as SVP of health

Merkle taps Mike Goldin as SVP of health

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The new SVP and GM of health believes that the Dentsu Aegis deal would provide scale and efficiencies.

ZS' Pete Mehr on embracing and adapting to change

ZS' Pete Mehr on embracing and adapting to change

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Mehr was recently promoted to lead customer-centric marketing solutions at ZS Associates.

Digitas Health LifeBrands' Susan Manber on telling a healthy story

Digitas Health LifeBrands' Susan Manber on telling a healthy story

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The chief planning officer of North America talks about strategy and how to tell an engaging health story.

Intouch Solutions' Weissberg on the rising payer voice

Intouch Solutions' Weissberg on the rising payer voice

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The group director of Intouch Solutions' newly launched market access business is betting that the payer will gain in influence.

Giant's McCasland on chasing novelty

Giant's McCasland on chasing novelty

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McCasland has witnessed the agency's evolution from a small startup to a 150-strong team with offices in San Francisco and Philadelphia.

InVentiv Health's O'Kane on using humor to combat change

InVentiv Health's O'Kane on using humor to combat change

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"Under no circumstances should you lose your sense of humor," says the PR group's new US managing director.

Dudnyk promotes Tobias to president after Powers

Dudnyk promotes Tobias to president after Powers

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Plus other industry hires and changes

McCann HumanCare names Mazzola as EVP, group creative director

McCann HumanCare names Mazzola as EVP, group creative director

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Mazzola says healthcare advertising is having a watershed moment.

Chase joins Makovsky as chief digital officer

Chase joins Makovsky as chief digital officer

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The new chief digital officer at Makovsky, Justin Chase, says the client-customer relationship in healthcare has fundamentally changed.

Upward Move: W20 Group's Jennifer Labus

Upward Move: W20 Group's Jennifer Labus

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The new managing director of W2O Group, Jennifer Labus, is drawn to healthcare marketing for its complexity and promise of helping people.

Upward Move

Upward Move

Cindy Whitehead, CEO, Sprout Pharmaceuticals

Upward Move: Mark Friedman

Upward Move: Mark Friedman

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Mark Friedman, EVP, chief creative officer, Harrison and Starr

Upward Move: Ruby Gadelrab

Upward Move: Ruby Gadelrab

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Ruby Gadelrab. VP, commercial marketing, 23andMe

Upward Move: Jose Rivera

Upward Move: Jose Rivera

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Jose Rivera. EVP, account director, Concentric

Upward Move: Ben Ingersoll

Upward Move: Ben Ingersoll

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Ben Ingersoll, Chief creative officer, ghg

Upward Move: Michael A. Griffith

Upward Move: Michael A. Griffith

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Michael A. Griffith, Executive vice president, inVentiv Health

Upward Move: Pam Hamlin

Upward Move: Pam Hamlin

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Pam Hamlin, Global president, Arnold Worldwide

Upward Move: Maggie Helmig

Upward Move: Maggie Helmig

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Maggie Helmig, EVP, global brand lead, Ogilvy CommonHealth

Upward Move: Ceci Zak

Upward Move: Ceci Zak

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Ceci Zak, Chief operating officer, Diversified Agency Services, Omnicom

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