Rob Rogers featured in Cannes Lions Health Festival series preview
11 June, 2014
— Sudler & Hennessey, one of the leading global healthcare communication networks, is pleased to announce that Rob Rogers, Co-CEO the Americas and Global Creative Director, is now being featured in a prefestival series, “The Road to Cannes
”. Rob is also a judge at the first Health & Wellness jury at the inaugural 2014 Cannes Lions Health Festival. The Festival is the world’s biggest healthcare communications event and honors the ever-evolving work from around the globe.
“We’re very proud that Rob has been selected to judge at this prestigious festival. He truly possesses not just expertise, but also the innate holistic sensibility to understand what creatively energizes the rapidly evolving healthcare communications space,” said Jed Beitler, Chairman & CEO Sudler worldwide.
Lions Health is a new two-day festival celebrating the power of creativity in healthcare marketing and communications, and honoring the world’s best work that reflects unique perspectives and ways of thinking. While recognizing the industry’s intricacies and the regulatory framework of healthcare marketing, the Lions Health Awards will set a new standard for creative excellence and celebrate only the very best. All the winning entries will be presented with a Lion trophy at an awards ceremony on Saturday, June 14, 2014, at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès in Cannes.
Currently serving as global creative officer and Co-CEO of the Americas, Rob began his 30-year career as an art director at DDB Sydney, Australia, and has experience in almost every aspect of the creative healthcare communications business. First joining Sudler during the 1980s, he then went on to build and manage his own agency for four years. He returned to Sudler and now has responsibility for six US divisions and offices in the Americas. He has developed a major oncology franchise, integrated digital within the agency, and developed managed market, e-health, and patient divisions.
During his career, Rob has led creative teams that were responsible for the launch and ongoing campaigns for many of the largest brands in healthcare history, including Nexium, Celebrex, Actonel, Advair, Imitrex, Augmentin, Botox, and Lexapro.
A highly recognized creative director, Rob has received awards for his efforts at major shows in New York, London, and Sydney. Recently, Rob was appointed to the Advisory Council of the first Clio Healthcare Awards, and in November 2012, he was awarded the distinguished CLIO Lifetime Achievement Award in NY.
About Sudler & Hennessey
The S&H Group is a global healthcare marketing and communications organization with offices around the world. The network includes two global communications agencies, Sudler & Hennessey and Sentrix Global Health Communications, with US headquarters in New York City. S&H also has specialized divisions in medical education (IntraMed Educational Group, Precept Medical Communications, and Current Medical Directions), as well as in market research and strategic planning, branding, publication strategies, sales training (HealthAnswers and Transart), digital solutions (Sudler Digital), eHealth Solutions (Sudler eHealth Group), consulting (Primary Source), healthcare management (Quality Matters), and consumer health marketing (Sudler Consumer). For more information, please visit www.sudler.com
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