Susan Isenberg is the Global Chair of Edelman’s Health Sector, leading Edelman’s global network of more than 600 health experts. In her nearly 30 years as a communications specialist, she has provided strategic counsel for an extensive number of Fortune 500 pharmaceutical and healthcare-related companies.
Since joining Edelman in 1993, Susan has overseen and developed integrated corporate and brand communications programs to support some of the world’s leading health companies, including AstraZeneca, Bayer, Bausch & Lomb, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Novartis, Pfizer and Roche/Genentech, to name a few. She has also worked on behalf of hospitals and other medical institutions, and provided issues and crisis management counsel.
Most recently, Susan served as Global Client Relationship Manager for Johnson & Johnson, where she was responsible for helping ensure the client’s global strategy was integrated into all communications, managing the core client team and aligning consistent activation in local markets.
Susan has also served as Global Vice Chair of Health for Edelman, overseeing Health business in the U.S. as well as Latin America and Canada. Additionally, she was Managing Director of Health in Edelman’s New York office for more than eight years.
Susan has led several award-winning programs for clients, Together Rx on behalf of a number of health companies, and “Hit Play” for DePuy Synthses. Susan has served as a member of the Executive Committee of PhAME (Pharmaceutical Advertising and Marketing Excellence), and is an ongoing contributor to health communications publications.