YORK, June 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicom Group
(NYSE: OMC) today announced the appointment of Matt
McNally as CEO of Omnicom Health Group (OHG), the largest
healthcare marketing and communications network in the world and
part of Omnicom's DAS Group of Companies (DAS). He succeeds
Ed Wise, who held the chief
executive role since OHG's formation in 2016 and recently announced
his retirement. McNally will report into DAS CEO Michael Larson.
"I want to thank Ed for all his contributions to OHG. His vision
and leadership turned a newly formed group into one of the most
highly sought-after healthcare marketing and communications
offerings in our industry," said Larson. "We wish him all the best.
We are now pleased to welcome Matt to the role. Matt brings an
incredible foundation of experience in driving media and creative
integration by leveraging healthcare data in innovative ways to
produce better outcomes for clients' businesses. We are confident
he will guide the group to continued growth in the future."
"Leading OHG was a great culmination of my 40 years in the
industry," said Wise. "At Omnicom, I have worked with some the most
talented individuals who have driven true innovation within the
healthcare sector. I am happy to now welcome Matt to the role. He
has been recognized as a leader and visionary in the healthcare
space, making him an excellent choice to help take OHG to the next
McNally joins Omnicom with over twenty-five years of leadership
experience in the healthcare industry with a diverse background on
both the ad agency side of the health business, as well as the
client side. Previously, McNally served as Global President of
Prior to Dentsu, he served as CEO of Outcome Health, a large
healthcare and technology company. While at Outcome Health,
McNally helped create new products
and service offerings for healthcare providers, patients and large
hospital systems delivered at the point of care and through virtual
care. McNally also proved his ability to drive profitability and
implement new client offerings in his earlier roles as Group
President and Chief Media Officer of Publicis Health, President of
Publicis Health Media, and Executive Vice President of Digitas
"It is an honor to step into the shoes of a leader as respected
as Ed. And it is a privilege to lead a group as renowned as OHG,"
said McNally. "I am eager to innovate in the white space and help
this already successful group go to the next level by reimagining
and expanding its portfolio. As a leader, I am excited to work with
and learn from those who have grown OHG to the largest healthcare
and marketing group in the world, and I look forward to embracing
and capitalizing on its scale."
McNally has been named Agency Marketer of the Year by
MM&M, one of the 100 most influential people in the
life sciences industry by PharmaVoice, one of the 50 Top
Health Influencers by PRWeek, and one of the biggest
innovators in healthcare marketing today by DTC National. He also
was The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Man of the Year. McNally
has been on the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters, as well as on
the Board of Directors of the Ad Council.
About DAS Group of
DAS Group of Companies, a division of the Omnicom Group Inc.
(NYSE: OMC), is a global group of marketing services companies
comprised of the Health Group, the Precision Marketing Group, the
Commerce Group, and the Advertising Collective. DAS delivers
customized solutions to address clients' business challenges
through best-in-class experts in: Healthcare and Life-Science
advertising and marketing; Digital Transformation; CRM and Customer
Experience at Scale; Connected Commerce through conversion and
transaction; and award-winning Creative. Operating through a
combination of networks and regional organizations, DAS services
international, regional, national and local clients through offices
in countries worldwide.
About Omnicom Health
Omnicom Health Group (www.omnicomhealthgroup.com) is a
global collective of communications companies with more than 4,600
dedicated healthcare communications specialists. It provides
marketing services to the health and life-science industries
through a combination of specialized agencies, customized client
solutions, and collaborations with other Omnicom network
agencies. Organized around four customer groups—healthcare
professionals, patients, payers, and medical, evidence, and
regulatory stakeholders—Omnicom Health Group serves more than 150
clients in over 55 offices worldwide. Omnicom Health Group believes
it brings the best talent to the work it does by amplifying
underrepresented voices, actively providing platforms for
connection and development, and pursuing diverse representation in
its talent pipeline.
About Omnicom Group Inc.
Omnicom Group (www.omnicomgroup.com) is a leading global
marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's
branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising,
strategic media planning and buying, digital and interactive
marketing, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and
other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in
more than 70 countries.
SOURCE Omnicom Group Inc.