Business 100 – 2017

Donna Murphy/Havas Health & You

Global CEO of Havas Health & You Donna Murphy has helped to build the agency into the world’s largest global health-and-wellness communications network, comprised of 65-plus multidisciplinary health-focused marketing agencies in 50 countries. She joined Havas in 1987 as it expanded into North America from its home base in France, tasked with acquiring agencies and weaving the network together having previously held positions at EY and Goldman Sachs.

Donna has been named among the Most Influential Women of the Year by the Irish Voice, selected as one of the 100 People Who Make Advertising Great by the 4A’s, and selected as Advertising Person of the Year by Med Ad News, in addition to other awards. She is a trustee for Bishop Kearney High School, a member of the Red Sox Foundation, the Mass General Hospital Home Base leadership council, the Coalition for Healthcare Communication executive committee, and a board member of Project HOPE.

Donna, who has an Irish grandmother, Margaret Flanagan, received a B.B.A. from Pace University and lives in Wilton, Connecticut.