Company of the Year in the Advertising Agency category
Advertising Agency or Supplier/Vendor CEO of the Year
KANSAS CITY, MO— August 24, 2023 – CrowdPharm, an independent full-service agency with healthcare’s largest network of global talent, announced today that PM360, a publication for marketing decision-makers in the pharmaceutical, biotech, diagnostics, and medical device industries, has named CrowdPharm a 2023 Trailblazer Company of the Year finalist for Advertising Agencies, and Mike Myers, CrowdPharm’s Managing Director and Partner, as a finalist for the Advertising Agency or Supplier/Vendor CEO of the Year. Winners in all categories will be announced on October 3 in New York City, and all winners’ profiles will be included in PM360’s November issue.
“This is an incredible honor to be recognized, a second year in a row, in PM360’s Trailblazer Company of the Year category. Thank you to our amazing team and members of our global network for their incredible dedication. Every single day, they change the game for our clients, each other, and our agency,” says Mike Myers, CrowdPharm Managing Director and Partner. Since 2009, the PM360 Trailblazer Awards recognize outstanding achievement and innovation in healthcare marketing. Each year, nominations are judged by the PM360 Editorial Advisory Board, a distinguished cross-section of industry experts.
CrowdPharm is an independent full-service advertising agency offering something no one else in healthcare marketing has provided to clients and their brands before—real-time access to the breadth of strategic and creative talent around the world. Our full-time team is ready to engage our global network of 7,700+ of the brightest minds across 125+ countries to deliver compelling brand communications in healthcare, medical, and pharmaceutical marketing while shortening timelines as our work moves around the world. Whether we’re launching a product or rescuing one that’s underperforming, we like to think that we’ve transformed and modernized healthcare marketing.
“Mike is a leader amongst leaders. Never satisfied with the status quo, it is amazing how much he can accomplish in a day,” says Steve Bernstein, CrowdPharm Partner. “And despite all of his achievements, Mike is passionate and committed to the people and clients he works with. It is a privilege and inspiring to work with Mike every day.”
Company of the Year, Advertising Agency Category
The Company of the Year judging criteria included Innovation (pursuit of excellence and innovation across the board in advertising, sales, product development, public relations, and communication), Talent Development (a record of attracting, developing, and keeping talent), and Social Responsibility (supporting patient access, civic and global involvement, and environmental consciousness).
“In addition to working on some of our industry’s biggest brands, launching some of the most innovative offerings, and providing some of the most exciting forms of engagement this past year, each of our Company of the Year finalists are thriving in the facets that extend beyond the life sciences and marketing,” says Anna Stashower, CEO and Publisher of PM360. “These organizations are striving to achieve more diverse, productive, and fulfilled workforces, which result in company cultures worth emulating. Plus, their efforts to donate both funds and time to causes around their communities and for the betterment of our environment is exactly what we need to create a better world for us all.”
CEO of the Year, Advertising Agency or Vendor/Supplier Category
Last year, PM360 added CEOs of the Year. The award was established to recognize CEOs within the industry based on their ability to thrive in all aspects of leadership from establishing a company culture where individuals feel safe, respected, valued, and motivated to displaying a unique vision for their company that resulted in exceptional success to earning respect from industry colleagues due to their morals, reputation, and character.
“The 10 CEO of the Year candidates in our two categories are among the best of the best, not just because of the overall success of their companies, but who they are as leaders and individuals,” says Anna Stashower, CEO and Publisher of PM360. “These individuals walk the talk in the way they care for their employees, their customers, and their community. They represent what truly great leadership looks like.”
PM360 is the premier, must-read magazine for marketing decision-makers in the pharmaceutical, biotech, diagnostics, and medical device industries. Published monthly, PM360 is the only journal that focuses on delivering the full spectrum of practical information necessary for product managers and pharmaceutical marketing professionals to succeed in the complex and highly regulated healthcare environment. The journal’s targeted and insightful editorial focuses on issues that directly impact critical decision-making, including planning and implementation of cutting-edge strategies, trends, the latest technological advances, branding/marketing, advertising/promotion, patient/professional education, sales, market research, PR, and leadership. Additionally, the “360” in the title signifies the span of this critical, how-to info with personal and career insights for an enjoyable and thought-provoking read. By providing the full circle of enriching content, PM360 is truly an indispensable tool for busy and productive marketing professionals to stay at the top of their game. Visit PM360online.com.
CrowdPharm is an independent full-service agency led by industry veterans and fueled by the largest network of global talent anywhere. Innovative technology enables the agency to deliver an abundance of original strategic and creative solutions and provide a flexible force of talent with experience that spans startups, orphan products, blockbusters, and primary care. With 7,700+ members across 125+ countries, the agency is ready to develop compelling brand communications in healthcare, medical, and pharmaceutical marketing for pharmaceutical and biopharma companies. Visit crowdpharm.com.
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