Havas Health & You appoints Dan Rubin as President of Havas Health +

Havas Health & You appoints Dan Rubin as President of Havas Health +

Key senior hire will partner with Allison Ceraso, President and CCO, bolstering agency leadership amongst continued network momentum

  • By IPP Bureau | May 20, 2022

To continue to support health and wellness companies' rapidly expanding cultural relevance and dominance of global content, Havas Health & You (HH&Y) announced that industry veteran Dan Rubin will join the network. Dan brings a wealth of knowledge and experience relevant to the best and brightest brands of today. He will work closely with global executive leadership and existing President and CCO Allison Ceraso to shape the future vision for Havas Health +, a fully integrated experience agency on the rise. Havas Health + has had double-digit growth for the past 3 years, growing both HCP and DTC practices through new client wins and brand launches.

Dan 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/agencies of global health innovation company Real Chemistry, where he built and led the agency – which doubled in size in less than two years as a result of the business opportunities and culture he fostered. Dan has also held several key roles at CDM NY, including Managing Partner and EVP, Director of Client Services, during his tenure in the industry. Both Dan and Allison will report 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," said Rubin. "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 center of every action, decision, and idea. 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."

"Dan joins us with the same rigor, commitment to culture, and pursuit of "more" that is at the heart of our business", says Allison Ceraso. "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."

Dan and Allison will play a crucial role in guiding health brands through this dynamic time, fostering innovation and continuing to uphold Havas Health & You's philosophy of keeping human purpose at the core of health.


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