Klick Health today announced that acclaimed creative director Rich Levy has joined its growing, award-winning creative team as Chief Creative Officer.
“We couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome Rich to Klick,” said Glenn Zujew, Executive Vice President, Creative and Medical. “We’ve been on an amazing journey for the last three years, continuing to raise the bar of our award-winning creative team and attract the industry’s brightest, most creative minds. As longtime fans of Rich’s work, we think he will make a great Klickster – both culturally and creatively. We can’t wait to see how, together, we will further advance our creative path and develop new breakthrough campaigns that help and resonate with patients.”
“I’ve spent my entire career looking for new and innovative ways to solve impossible brand problems,” said Levy. “Joining Klick will allow me bring the latest innovation, data, and digital know-how to help propel creative to new heights – not just within the agency, but across the industry. The more I spent time with their leadership team, the more impressed I became with their entrepreneurial spirit, hacker mentality, and people-centric culture. I can’t wait to see what we’ll invent next.”
Levy has made his mark on healthcare advertising over the past 13 years. He joins Klick after spending almost a decade as Chief Creative Officer of the FCB Health Network. Agencies under his supervision have won “Most Creative Agency” at the Manny Awards eight times; “Healthcare Network of the Year,” “#1 Health & Wellness Agency 2018” & “Healthcare Agency of the Year 2017” at the Cannes Lions Festival; “Agency of the Year 2018” at The Clio Awards; “Global and Regional Network of the Year” at London International Awards; “#1 Agency in the World” at Advertising Health 2018; “Agency of the Year” at Creative Floor 2018; “Agency of the Year” at New York Festivals Global Awards 2018; “Healthcare Network of the Year” at New York Festivals Global Awards 2018 & 2017; and “Healthcare Network of the Year” at the Med Ad News Manny Awards, 2018. He was also named to MM&M’s and PR Week’s “Health Influencer 50” list in 2018 and served as Jury President for the 2018 Pharma Lions at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Most recently, he was inducted into the DTC Hall of Fame.
Before making his move to healthcare, Levy had a lengthy career in consumer advertising and his work has been honored by the Effies, Lions, One Show, Art Directors Club, Addys, and Clios. The “Can You Hear Me Now” campaign slogan he wrote for Verizon Wireless is in the Advertising Walk of Fame and his work for Canon is a part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art.
Today’s news casts more light on Klick’s incredible growth trajectory as the independent hypergrowth agency continues to build on its technology and innovation roots and set the pace of the industry. Klick grew 20% YoY for the last two years, was named 2018 Agency of the Year by MM&M, and ranked #1 in the magazine’s Agency 100. Three weeks ago, Klick debuted its Adaptive Brand Playbook, the agency’s proven approach of modern best practices that help life sciences brands achieve their full market potential.