HEALTHCARE MARKETING LEADER SUSAN JOHNSON, NAMED EVP, DIRECTOR OF CLIENT SERVICES, DISCOVERY USA
February 23, 2016, Chicago-Philadelphia – Discovery USA, a specialty healthcare marketing agency, has appointed Susan Johnson, EVP, Director of Client Services. A healthcare communications executive for more than 20 years, Johnson brings client and agency experience to Discovery USA. As the EVP, Director of Client Services, she is charged with nurturing and growing both the account teams and client relationships across both locations. Johnson will report directly to Don Young, Group Managing Director, Discovery USA, and serve as a member of Discovery USA’s Operations Committee.
Johnson comes to Discovery USA, from Publicis Healthcare Communications Group (PHCG), where she led the global relationship between Publicis Groupe and one of their Top 5 Client Partners for the last three years. Previously she worked for Publicis Touchpoint Solutions leading the Client Services and Operations teams. Earlier in her career, she served as account director for HighPoint Solutions, and spent 13 years at Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, as manager of field operations supporting healthcare system sales, business planning and analysis, and Northeast sales support.
“Susan is a highly strategic and energetic leader who brings with her a rich range of experience in both the industry and PHCG to our clients and our teams. I’m excited to have her on board and look forward to working with her in delivering great healthcare communications experiences that better the world” says Don Young, Group Managing Director.
Notably, Johnson received the Publicis Touchpoint Solutions Chairman’s Award (2008) and the HBA Rising Star Award (2009).