John Cahill

As Executive Chairman of IPG Health, John Cahill works closely with CEO Dana Maiman and IPG Health’s executive leadership team to execute the network’s mission of doing what’s right for our clients, their brands and our people. Key to the mission is the network’s targeted global and public health programs, of which John is a key player.

In his role, John brings over 25 years of experience in building best-in-class healthcare communications and marketing companies around the world, all designed to bring cutting-edge, culturally relevant, pragmatic and differentiating marketing and communications solutions to clients. Prior to his role with IPG Health, John was a driving force in establishing and growing McCann Worldgroup’s healthcare offering – McCann Health. During this time, he led McCann Health Asia-Pacific, which he grew to include 12 offices in nine key markets across the region, each demonstrating best-in-class solutions for the network’s healthcare clients. John was appointed Global CEO of McCann Health in 2011.

Under his leadership, McCann Health more than doubled in size with 2500+ employees in 60 offices across 20 countries.

In 2020, John was recognized as Med Ad News’ “Industry Person of the Year.”

In addition to working with many of the top life sciences companies, John has a keen personal interest in global and public health and acts as an advisor to many organizations in this arena. He firmly believes that effective and empathetic communications still represent a major frontier opportunity in improving health for all.