WPP's VMLY&R Health taps veteran Gillis for CEO, amid refresh and first-ever healthcare C-suite
The VMLY&R pharma and healthcare agency marketers informally thought of themselves as the health group, but now it’s official.
The newly named VMLY&R Health this week also tapped its first CEO, Claire Gillis, although she is a familiar face and longtime healthcare executive among the WPP holding company’s ranks.
Gillis, a pharmacologist and health economist by training, has been an executive in WPP health practices and agencies since 2016, and before that ran WPP’s medical access consultancy WG Group that she originally founded. With the CEO appointment, she also joins the broader VMLY&R group executive team.
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