New York, USA – Havas Health & You (HH&Y), which unites all wholly-owned health communications networks of the Havas Group, has announced that industry veteran Dan Rubin has joined the network to become the new president of Havas Health +, its fully integrated experience agency.
Rubin will be working closely with the global executive leadership and the existing president and CCO Allison Ceraso to “shape the future vision” for Havas Health +, a fully integrated experience agency on the rise. According to the agency, it has had double-digit growth for the past 3 years, growing both HCP and DTC practices through new client wins and brand launches.
Rubin brings to his new role more than 15 years of experience, having led teams and agencies in both the consumer and health categories while building purposeful partnerships for brands across diverse pharma and biotech businesses. Most recently, he served as president of 21GRAMS Gotham, one of the advertising arms of global health innovation company Real Chemistry. Rubin has also held several key roles at CDM NY, including managing partner and EVP and director of client services during his tenure in the industry. Rubin will be reporting to HH&Y Global CEO Donna Murphy.
“I am incredibly excited to be joining HH&Y; a company that I’ve long admired from afar. The network’s willingness to invest in innovation and take risks has kept the company on the cutting edge of health communications, and I’m thrilled to be a part of an organization that puts people at the centre of every action, decision, and idea,” said Rubin.
“There’s a tremendous foundation to build off here; I look forward to driving what’s next for Havas Health & You, our clients, and ultimately the communities we serve,” he added.
Ceraso also commented, “Dan joins us with the same rigor, commitment to culture, and pursuit of “more” that is at the heart of our business. I’m thrilled to have a partner who embraces creativity and appreciates our role in the industry as innovators anchored in human centricity. With him on board, we continue to be poised for growth and success – both for our people and for our client partners.”
Meanwhile, Murphy, said that as a network, they continue to add new talent and skillsets every day that continue to allow them to offer the best possible service, partnership, and innovation to the leading health brands “of today and tomorrow.”
“We are thrilled to have someone of Dan’s experience and sense of purpose join our business. Dan brings not only deep category experience, but a true alignment and understanding of our mission, and deep sense of the importance of collective and individual health in this ever-important era,” said the global CEO.