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Wunderman World Health
Becky Chidester is president of Wunderman World Health, which brings Wunderman’s best-in-class capabilities in digital, CRM and data to the healthcare industry. Leading the agency’s global offering, Becky’s experience traverses the full range of healthcare sectors and therapeutic categories, including pharmaceutical and biotechnology, consumer healthcare, medical devices, health insurance and retail. At Wunderman World Health, Becky has built teams and practices to meet the global demand for customer centricity, and which currently serve global clients such as Novartis and Pfizer. Becky joined the Wunderman Executive Board in 2013.
In addition to healthcare, Becky’s industry experience spans financial services, technology, CPG and nonprofit. Becky served as president of Wunderman New York, where she broadened the agency’s analytics and strategic services and championed the creation of Wunderman’s social media tool, the Listening Platform. Her insistence on customer data and analytics has built trust in her clients, who seek her advice for driving business impact with measurable results. Before that, she served as New York’s COO. Becky gained experience in healthcare in the 1990s when she worked on some of the early DTC programs while at RTC Relationship Marketing. Working her way through the ranks to president and CEO, a position she held from 1999 to 2005, Becky built a vibrant healthcare practice recognized across the industry as a leader in CRM.
Becky’s experience also includes grassroots programs, coalition building and referendum campaigns for Fortune 500 clients. She began her career in the press office of former Senator Birch Bayh of Indiana.
She is an active member in several professional organizations and has devoted years to helping women advance their professional aspirations.