Dana Maiman brings the intellectual prowess and strategic rigor of her law degree to her position as CEO of IPG Health. These qualities have proven to be an unstoppable combination that’s earned her an enviable reputation as one of the most respected and admired leaders in healthcare marketing for more than two decades.
As CEO of IPG Health, Dana leads a collective of over 45 diverse agency brands and 6,000+ people who partner with clients including the top 20 global pharmaceutical companies as well as countless startups, biotechs and biopharma companies and a variety of life science companies. Under Dana’s leadership, and after just one year as a global network, IPG Health was recently honored as “Network of the Year” at Med Ad News’ 2022 Manny Awards, with the network’s agencies notching 60% of the show’s awards.
Prior to becoming CEO of IPG Health, Dana served as CEO and President of the FCB Health Network, where her unwavering commitment to her clients, their brands and her people built the organization from a 65-person unit to a highly awarded 23-agency creative network with 2,800+ staff in key global markets. Under her leadership, the network achieved industry-leading year-over-year revenue growth, including record-breaking gains in 2020, and earned countless accolades and an enviable reputation. Notably, the FCB Health Network was named Cannes Lions 2020/2021 Healthcare Network of the Year and 2020/2021 Clio Health Network of the Year.
Focused on accelerating clients’ growth and impact, she broadened the FCB Health Network’s offering through the creation of specialized capabilities including patient services through YuzuYello, data analytics through Solve(d), brand experience design through BX, and creative production services through Studio Rx Productions. Under Dana’s leadership, the FCB Health Network grew to include seven specialized units, representing one of the industry’s most comprehensive healthcare marketing offerings.
Intimately involved with every client, Dana’s strategic and growth-oriented approach makes her an indispensable partner and trusted advisor to clients. She lives by her bedrock – being relentlessly passionate about doing what’s right for her clients, their brands and her people. A lifelong advocate for inclusion and social justice, Dana has prioritized and invested deeply in programs, approaches and efforts that drive systemic changes and positive impact within her business, industry and society at large.
Dana’s dedication to excellence and visionary mindset have earned industry recognition. In 2021, she was named Agency Executive of the Year on the coveted Ad Age A-List, the first time the prestigious honor was bestowed upon a healthcare marketing leader. In 2019, she ranked #8 on the PR Week & MM&M “Health Influencer 50,” and she was named 2017 Med Ad News “Industry Person of the Year.”
Dana is a graduate of Brandeis University and St. John’s Law School.