Klick is over 1000 people passionate about life sciences, dedicated to doing things differently. Since 1997, we’ve been a commercial partner laser focused on developing, launching, and supporting life sciences brands.
Meet a different kindof people.
We don’t put aside our differences, we welcome them.
At Klick, true differentiation is in our biology. It resonates throughout our structure and it’s the reason we’re able to reach new heights.
Simply, Klick is built different.
Center of Gravity
For Brilliant People
All Klicksters are leaders, and it’s their multitude of perspectives that enables our culture of brilliant collaboration.
Here are just some of the people we’re lucky to call friends, teammates, and mentors:
Lori GrantPresident, Klick Health
A highly regarded thought leader and proactive problem solver, Lori is President of Klick Health. She has been instrumental in building Klick’s thriving client roster, client services teams, and in the company's overall growth and success.
Dedicated to healthcare marketing, she has over 30 years of strategic leadership and expertise on both the client and agency side. Prior to becoming President, she spent seven years as Senior Vice President of Brand Development and Digital Strategy at Klick.
Lori has been recognized as one of the WXN Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada, PharmaVOICE 100 Most Inspiring People in Health, and in MM&M magazine’s "Hall of Femme." She has also been named a PM360 ELITE Mentor.
Rich LevyChief Creative Officer
Rich has made his mark on healthcare advertising over the past 13 years. Before joining Klick Health, he spent almost a decade as Chief Creative Officer of the FCB Health Network. Under his direction, agencies have won Most Creative Agency at the Manny Awards eight times and have been recognized at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Most recently, Rich was inducted into the DTC Hall of Fame.
Before making his move to healthcare, Rich had a lengthy career in consumer advertising and his work has been honored by the Effies, Cannes Lions, One Show, Art Directors Club, Addys, and Clios.
The “Can You Hear Me Now” campaign slogan he wrote for Verizon Wireless is in the Advertising Walk of Fame and his work for Canon is a part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art.
Holly HenryChief Medical Officer
As Chief Medical Officer at Klick Health, Holly is responsible for the world’s single largest integrated medical team. She ensures strategic and scientific relevance across various communications that drive change in beliefs and behavior for brand success.
Throughout her pharmaceutical marketing and scientific career, Holly has touched a vast array of therapeutic areas. Her career has focused on brands in early development and those in mature stages of the lifecycle.
Before Holly entered into pharma, she was a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Associate at the Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine. She received her PhD from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Medicine in Cellular and Molecular Biology for her work in viral gene expression.
Holly was named a PM360 ELITE Strategist in 2018.
Kamran ShahEVP, Technology & Media
Kamran has led multiple award-winning teams spanning engineering, product management, and marketing. With both B2B and agency experience across multiple industries, transforming teams to successfully adopt technologies and business innovations is his passion.
From early adoption of cloud-based software, to deployment of marketing platforms, Kamran excels at aligning technologies to meet business challenges. His successes include leading digital transformations to improve sales effectiveness, consistently growing software revenue of mature products, and establishing agile development in globally distributed teams.
Holding over 20 patents, Kamran is an avid runner with a Marathon best of two hours and 48 minutes, and a supporter of community involvement through non-profits.
Laura MorrisonSVP, Brand Strategy
Laura brings with her nearly 15 years in the healthcare communications industry. Driven by unearthing customer insights, creative problem solving, defining brand positioning, identities, and storytelling, Laura recently spent 13 years in copy and brand strategy at McCann Health. She was responsible for generating and overseeing her team’s plan for all global and domestic accounts across the agency.
Laura contributed to the primary research and analysis for the global, proprietary McCann Health’s Truth About Doctors study that unveiled many unspoken customer attitudes and behaviors driving doctor’s decision making in today’s complex health climate.
Laura has built brands across numerous therapeutic areas from pre-launch through to loss of exclusivity, including work to help position portfolios strategically. She has won multiple awards, including Healthcare Business Women’s Association HBA 2015 Rising Star as well as a Clio Silver and Clio Bronze.
Keith LiuManaging Director
Keith Liu heads up Klick Labs, the digital innovation group at Klick Health. He is a management professional who has focused on strategic planning, marketing, innovation, and development for the last 15 years. During this time, he has worked on brands such as Nike, Sony, UnitedHealth Group, Microsoft, Bombardier, Boeing, and Starbucks.
Keith was named a Top Ten Innovation Catalyst in 2019 by MM&M.
Carl TurnerChief Brand Strategy Officer
Fascinated by the intersection of brand positioning and brand experience, Carl is obsessed with finding unorthodox approaches to strategy, creating unique stories for brands, and developing inspired strategy teams.
Prior to Klick Health, Carl was the Managing Partner, Chief Strategy Officer of Razorfish Health. He has led teams at many other agencies and been responsible for the HCP and DTC strategies behind many successful launches.
Despite many career highlights, Carl is most proud of his work founding an innovative mentorship program at Cannes Lions Health. As a tribute to the mentors who shaped his journey and gave freely of their time, his program allows students to shadow senior festival attendees—leading to future opportunities for collaboration and career growth.
Cam BedfordEVP, Marketing Strategy & Activation
Cam leads the Klick Health team that develops solutions and drives results for clients’ marketing challenges. He has worked in the marketing space for more than 25 years, 18 of which have focused on digital. He is something of a digital pioneer, helping companies build their first websites when the internet was still new.
Cam's career grew with the industry, and he has worked with many Fortune 500 companies, leveraging digital to drive their business. In Toronto, he has led a number of agencies, including Critical Mass and Fjord Interactive (the digital division of Cossette), and co-founded Organic’s entry into Canada.
Cam is a recipient of the 2017 DTC Perspectives Agency Vanguard Award and was recognized for driving innovation and improving patient communication.
Chad DavidsonVP, Group Account Director
With over 15 years of experience, Chad has been a leader and client advocate. During this time, he has guided a variety of multi-channel campaigns, digital strategies, social media, and large-scale integration engagements for some of the world’s most recognizable consumer and pharmaceutical brands.
Over the past five years, Chad has been predominantly focused on applying his extensive experience to several therapeutic categories, including oncology, neurology, and dermatology.
Dan DrexlerManaging Director
In addition to having a medical degree, Dan has worked in health marketing for over 15 years.
Leading client service, strategy, and general management across a spectrum of health markets from OTC to biopharmaceutical, Dan's experience spans multiple disciplines including consumer, digital, social, mobile, medical education, and healthcare professional. Most recently, Dan served as the CEO and founder of The Neighborhood, a WPP company designed to effectively provide clients flexible and agile talent across the global WPP network in a seamless, integrated experience.
The Neighborhood's anchor was Johnson & Johnson where the team focused on integrating multiple, global disciplines to transform collaborative effortsacross communications services. The Neighborhood then became adaptable for a range of clients, including Alphabet’s Verily, and Platinum Equity’s Lifescan.
Greg RiceManaging Director, Klick Katalyst
With over 20 years of healthcare experience, Greg has a proven track record in the planning and execution of a multitude of pharmaceutical and medical device brand launches, both client and agency side. Clients appreciate his passionate and practical approach to healthcare.
Prior to joining Klick Health, Greg started his career as a pharmacist, practicing in both retail and hospital environments. A switch to the business side of the industry allowed Greg to hold progressive positions in sales, CME management, brand marketing, and new product planning. He also worked at Euro RSCG Life and spent a number of years in management roles, including as the Managing Director for the Canadian operation.
Before taking on his current role as Managing Director of Klick Katalyst, Greg led Klick Health's strategy team. He is a PM360 ELITE Mentor, named in 2019.
Kevin SimcockCreative Director
As an internationally awarded creative director, Kevin has spent nearly two decades creating global communications and creative campaigns for some of the largest brands in healthcare.
Over the last decade, Kevin and his team have launched numerous Pharma/Healthcare brands in North America and Europe, spanning a variety of categories including oncology, neurology, fertility, genetics, and autoimmune disease.
Kevin and his team have extensive knowledge and experience in content creation and brand campaign creation in both the digital space and traditional space across HCP and patient communications.
Pamela KerrVP, Delivery & Project Management
Throughout her career, Pamela has held project management roles with increasing responsibility. She comes to Klick Health with over 10 years of industry experience from software and communications companies where she helped create marketing and technical development programs and solutions.
At Klick Katalyst, Pamela oversees project delivery and process development on strategic accounts, while managing a team of Program Managers. She has extensive knowledge of Veeva, including account migration, and updating assets for established brands.
Pamela holds certifications in Project Management from Ryerson University, International Business from Sheridan College, and a degree in Human Geography, Media and Information from the University of Western Ontario.
Jon ToewsExecutive Creative Director
As Executive Creative Director, Jon leads a team of multi-disciplinary designers, writers, and art directors. He is inspired by discovering original ideas in unexpected places and developing a creative culture in the office.
With over 25 years of experience, Jon has led global teams on campaigns for large brands across all media. He is also a musician, cook, and short fiction writer.
Lesley TavelVP, Media Planning & Strategy
With over 20 years in the marketing industry, Lesley has been a trusted partner to several A-List customer accounts, spanning multiple categories. She has guided them through the communication planning process by developing and implementing integrated communication solutions and content creation across various media channels: paid, owned, and earned.
A genuinely creative thinker, Lesley is an effective communicator who combines innovation and conceptual vision with flawless execution to deliver bottom-line results. She has been recognized in the industry for her award-winning campaigns and seen great success in business development. She has been instrumental in converting over $100 million in media billings.
Tricia ThomsonVP, Science & Regulatory
Tricia has more than 18 years of experience in medical editing for healthcare providers, pharmaceutical sales reps, and patients. Her unique background combines expertise in education, medical editing, agency, and healthcare experience, covering a wide range of therapeutic areas that includes rheumatology, depression, GI, and neurological disorders.
Since joining Katalyst, Tricia has built a top-notch team of medical content specialists and editors who are responsible for HCP content creation, secondary research, scientific accuracy, medical editing, and regulatory affairs for every project the agency creates and develops. She has overseen the MRL submission and launch of hundreds of projects and acted as MRL liaison for countless commercial product launches. A mentor to many and a trusted voice of reason on the Katalyst leadership team, Tricia brings pragmatism, an eye for detail, and a passion for quality to everything her team produces.
Yan FossatVP, Labs
Yan’s professional experience is as broad as it is eclectic. His love affair with technology began at an early age while programming videogames in BASIC on a ZX8 and he’s been leading the wave of digital medical innovation ever since.
After studying math and physics, Yan achieved a professional certification as a medical photographer, specializing in biochemical visualization in France. Following his relocation to Canada, Yan spent over five years developing his 3D modeling, animation, and programming skills, and managing an IT side business before launching one of the first medical 3D animation companies in 1998.
When he’s not using his extensive knowledge of human-computer interaction, gamification, 3D technologies, and artificial intelligence to design new apps or medical simulators, Yan can be found rebuilding vintage motorcycles in his garage.
Yan was named a PM360 ELITE Transformational Leader and recognized by MM&M as an Innovation Catalyst in 2017.
Helena GospicDirector, Talent Strategy
A real people person, Helena heads the recruitment team at Klick Health, with over nine years of experience in recruitment and talent acquisition.
Prior to Klick, Helena worked in executive search and recruitment, specializing in digital marketing for clients such as Mediacom, McCarthy Tétrault, Innocean, Promotivate, Pelmorex, and Acklands-Grainger.
Helena earned a BSc from the University of Toronto, and completed a post-graduate diploma in marketing management from Humber College. When she’s not connecting with almost 12,000 connections on LinkedIn, you can find her relaxing on her 19th-century farm.
Edwin LeeSVP, Strategy
Edwin has over a dozen years of brand activation strategy experience, spanning pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and non-healthcare industry verticals. Throughout his career, he has led multidisciplinary teams on the design of omni-channel marketing strategies for both professional and consumer audiences across many therapeutic categories.
At Klick Health, Edwin leads a team of fiercely talented strategists, maximizing the business impact of clients’ go-to-market initiatives. Edwin has also served as principal strategist for several of the agency’s marquee accounts, taking the lead on solution and digital ecosystem design.
In prior years, Edwin held senior strategy roles at digital agencies Tribal DDB and Blast Radius. Edwin holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto and an MBA from Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario.
Derek HockleyVP, Technology
Derek has been with Klick since 2011 and currently serves as the VP Technology at Katalyst. He oversees a team of over 35 technologists who work together to bring ideas to life.
Derek has been working in technology for about 20 years and has spent most of that time in healthcare. Over his eight years at Klick, he has held numerous roles and worked on many different types of projects, but has always been drawn to working with data. Designing data models, architecting marketing ecosystems, and analyzing behavioral data is where Derek feels most at home.
After hours, he can be found on a bike, on a climbing wall, or being dragged around by his Old English Sheepdog, Pixel.
Simon GreerSVP, Strategy
Simon has developed strategies for large pharmaceutical organizations spanning insight mining, experience, ecosystem design, digital strategy, strategic innovation, clinical trial recruitment, and largescale training and launches. He has an empathetic and analytical approach to problem-solving, having worked closely with HCPs, patients, and caregivers to develop and implement award-winning integrated programs.
Simon has worked across a spectrum of therapeutic categories from rare disease to immunology, oncology, and neurology. He has developed the strategic direction for some of the biggest brands in the world to ensure a user-centric approach balances the business objectives.
Before joining Klick, Simon was a Senior Innovation Strategist and Experience Architect at Idea Couture, where he helped Fortune 500 companies transform their businesses by applying design thinking, social technologies, and rich customer insights. He was also Creative Director and Partner at the digital promotional marketing agency Right Sleeve.
Our people stand out, but it’s our core values and actions that allow us to stand out, together.
Everything we do must put people first; our people, our clients, and the patients and families we impact.
We started as hackers, and the creativity and refusal to accept the status quo that are core to our roots are as true today as ever.
We operate with confidence and a bias for action in everything that we do. We take chances on our own dime and time so that the unique solutions we can offer to our clients are already proven.
Outcomes Over Optics
Intent counts more than technique and we have always believed that our principal obligation is to outcomes.
Play the Long Game
While most companies operate at the mercy of a quarterly report, we don’t. We recognize that trust is built in little drops and lost in buckets. We always optimize for long‑term success.
Great minds work alike.
When your people are the center of gravity, clients are the ultimate beneficiaries. Success, in its highest form, is always mutual. We learned early on that being a great place to work allows us to do our best work. By supporting, rewarding, and celebrating our people, we enable them to thrive in our orbit.