Kathy Delaney is Global Chief Creative Officer, Publicis Health, based at Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness, NY. She uses her bold creative vision to tell compelling human-centric stories that promote health and wellness while creating strong results for the agency’s clients.
She previously spent 12 years at Deutsch New York, where she helped to grow the company from a small boutique agency into an integrated marketing powerhouse.
Kathy’s passion for creating and overseeing integrated campaigns that outperform business objectives has influenced clients across the wellness, fashion, fitness, and beauty industries. IKEA, Tommy Hilfiger, J&J, Revlon, Reebok, Pfizer, Novartis, Starwood Hotels, ConAgra, Kraft, and Unilever are a few of the clients her work has positively impacted.
In 2014, Kathy served as President of the Health & Wellness Jury at the inaugural Cannes Lions Health, ushering in a new era of recognition for creativity in health and wellness communications. Named one of “The Most Creative Women in Advertising” by Business Insider, her work has been recognized by Clios, One Show, Effies, Graphis, MM&M’s, Communication Arts, W3s, Art Directors Club, Andys, and Cannes Lions. In 2018, Kathy was inducted into the MM&M Hall of Femme and named an HBA Luminary.
In addition to driving award-winning work for the client roster of Publicis Health, Kathy invests her time and creativity into projects for charities such as Crossroads Community Services, a New York organization that provides food and shelter to the homeless and The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. She has also worked on an initiative to educate the local women of Ghana about birth control and has contributed her time and effort to a project in Somalia for the UN World Food Programme.