Still amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Red Havas announced today the launch of Red Havas Health a global micro-network focused on health, in response to increasing demand from clients globally. The new offering brings together health professionals from Red Havas across the U.S., Australia, Singapore, Vietnam and the Philippines, as well as Havas Health PR in New York, Havas Life Medicom PR based in the U.K and Havas PR in Milan. Additionally, the new brand will launch in France and Germany. All agencies will now carry the new Red Havas Health brand and leverage the agency’s Merged Media approach, which integrates earned, social and experiential capabilities with content at the heart.
As demand for health communications continues to grow, the new Red Havas Health offering is a full-service PR suite, including full brand life cycle communications; disease awareness storytelling; content strategy and creation; traditional, online and social media; clinical and regulatory milestone support; patient/HCP advocacy engagement; cause communications; corporate reputation management; and employee relations.
The launch of Red Havas Health, explains the company, follows a strategic shift from the agency in 2020 to focus on five key areas of growth, including B2B and P2P (Person to Person); Consumer and Lifestyle; Purpose and Cause; Tech and E-Commerce; and Health.
A must by the pandemic
“At Red Havas Health, our approach to communications is different, as we’ve built this model to reflect the significant shifts in consumer and business relationships with health over the past year,” said Stacey Gandler, Global Managing Director of Red Havas Health. “We’ve focused on fusing science and culture together, enabling our clients to be more connected with the communities they serve with purpose and authenticity.”
“More than ever before, scientific innovation, technology and world events are transforming how we consume and interact with health information,” said James Wright, Global Chairman of the Havas PR Global Collective and global CEO of Red Havas. “Backed by the Havas Health & You network, the new Red Havas Health brand will be at the forefront of the changing way we are learning about our own health and that of our loved ones. By uniting our fantastic talent from key markets, our new full-service global PR offering will provide clients even greater access to the best thinking, technology, data and insights.”
Global leadership team of Red Havas Health
The global leadership team includes seasoned health and wellness professionals from key markets, including: Stacey Gandler, Global Managing Director; Aleisia Gibson Wright, Executive Vice President, U.S.; Melissa Rieger, Senior Vice President, U.S.; Amy Takis, Senior Vice President, U.S.; Rob Mazzini, Senior Vice President, U.S.; Katy Davidson, Deputy Managing Director, U.K.; Susan Walkley, Managing Partner, U.K.; Corrado Tomassini, Vice President, Italy; Kenny Yap, General Manager, Singapore; Sue Le, General Manager, Vietnam; Sue Cook, Practice Head, Healthcare, Australia; and Rachel Barry, Group Account Director, Australia.
Red Havas is part of the Havas PR Global Collective and has offices in Australia (Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney), France (Paris), Germany (Dusseldorf), Italy (Milan), Indonesia (Jakarta), Philippines (Manila), Singapore, United Kingdom (London and Manchester), United States (Chicago, Pittsburgh, Phoenix, New England and New York City) and Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City).
Havas Health & You unites wholly owned health and communications networks with the consumer health businesses and practices of Havas Creative Group. Its customer centric approach has the talent, tenacity, and technology that health-and-wellness companies, brands, and people need to thrive in today’s world.