The MM&M Hall of Femme, now in its third year, honors the most-senior female leaders throughout the biopharma, medical device, and agency sectors of the healthcare industry who have made a significant impact in marketing and communications, and in helping advance women leaders, in the past year. This is an amazing acknowledgement as GCI Health continues to position itself as an integrated communications agency designed to provide a holistic approach to our clients. Wendy will be honored at the MM&M Hall of Femme event on June 7th. She was also asked by PRWeek to be part of a multigenerational panel speaking on how things have, and have not, changed in terms of pay parity and career advancement for women and what the crucial elements are to ensuring progress on the issue, at their Hall of Femme event on June 6th.
GCI Health is thrilled to announce we have been shortlisted for four SABRE Awards in the following categories:
- Pfizer 2016 Annual Review: Accelerating Patient Impact – Institutional Image
- Bringing ReAl Talk to the RA Community (Pfizer) – Infuencer Marketing
- Bringing the FreeStyle Libre Revolution to the U.S. (Abbott) – Consumer Electronics
- If This Dog Could Talk (Merck) – Animal Care
The 2018 North America SABRE Awards shortlist includes around 300 campaigns, selected from among more than 2,000 entries in this year’s competition, which recognizes Superior Achievement in Branding, Reputation and Engagement. The winners will be announced at the SABRE awards ceremony on May 1 at Cipriani’s in New York.
Congratulations to all the teams acknowledged.
GCI Health is thrilled to have been named Global Healthcare Agency of the Year by The Holmes Report for the second time. Earlier this year, the agency was named North American Healthcare Agency of the Year for the third time and Best of the Best Agencies to Work For. In addition, GCI Health received a Global SABRE for the third time. The Global SABRE Awards recognize the 40 best public relations programs of the past year, from around the globe, selected from among the winners of their regional competitions.
The SABRE Awards – which include competitions for the Americas, EMEA and the Asia-Pacific region –attract over 5,000 entries from more than 60 countries, so winners of the Global awards are the elite of the elite, representing best practice in categories ranging from social media to social responsibility, from public affairs to employee communications.
GCI Health has been described by Paul Holmes, Founder and Chair of The Holmes Report as “a team providing a balance of stability and restless innovation that has seen the integration of social media and content creation and a willingness to ‘break the rules’ (in a good way) of traditionally staid healthcare marketing” and “arguably the hottest healthcare firm in the US right now.”
In this ever-changing healthcare environment, the agency is considered thought-leaders and their goal is to always “do something different” for their clients, colleagues and the community.
GCI Health is beyond excited to have been named Best Agency to Work for by The Holmes Report. This honor is a true testament to the culture we have developed leading to our incredible employee retention rate.
In addition, The Holmes Report named GCI Health a Finalist in Healthcare Agency of the Year, an honor we were awarded in 2015 and 2011 and were finalists in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2016. The winner will be announced at the SABRE Awards ceremony on May 2nd. GCI Health is also up for Pharmaceutical: RX Campaign of the Year and Medical Technology Campaign of the Year.
Wendy Lund, CEO, was named number 30 on the MM&M and PRWeek’s list of the Top 50 Health Influencers. MM&M and PRWeek editors convened to select 50 battle-tested pros who are changing the healthcare game, whether by working to resuscitate the industry’s battered reputation to focusing on patient stories and brand marketing. The breadth of the individuals selected to this list ranges from agency professionals to pharmaceutical companies, medical technology companies, large hospitals, retail pharmacy chains, non-profit organizations, medical correspondents and provider networks all holding high-level executive positions. For more information visit: http://www.mmm-online.com/features/health-influencer-50-30-21/article/567512/