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Tanya Shepley Appointed SVP, Healthcare U.S. For RAPP New York

Global agency, RAPP Worldwide, part of the DAS Group of Companies, has tapped Tanya Shepley as SVP, Healthcare, U.S., based out of RAPP’s flagship New York office.

Shepley, who will report to New York office President Justin Thomas-Copeland, will be in charge of leading all healthcare engagements out of RAPP, New York. She’ll also serve as both the healthcare lead across RAPP U.S. and a partner to RAPP Worldwide’s global healthcare leads.

“Tanya brings with her a wealth of knowledge and vision in the healthcare space – one of our key focus areas for 2017,” said Thomas-Copeland, in a statement. “Her joining our team is a huge step forward, as our office continues to enhance its healthcare talent and capabilities to offer deeper and more progressive solutions for new and existing clients.”

“I’m extremely excited to join the RAPP NY team,” Shepley added.. “The pace of change in the healthcare sector is accelerating, with historic investment driving disruption around every aspect of how care is delivered. This comes as the health and wellness markets are undergoing a transformation in how they engage customers, which creates new opportunities around how clients and brands approach business strategies. I believe the RAPP network has a number of elements that can be transformative for healthcare and a unique proposition that can be tailored to help companies in the sector create more meaningful customer relationships.”

Prior to  RAPP Worldwide, she served as SVP, General Manager of Digitas Health’s San Francisco office. Previously, she held roles with Wunderman and Time Inc.