NEW YORK, November 8, 2022 – BCW, a leading global communications agency, today announced that Rachi Govil, Executive Vice President and Healthcare Practice Lead, North America, has been named to the PRWeek Health Influencer 30 Class of 2022. The annual list honors the most influential individuals in health and pharma PR and communications, the people influencing the agenda around hot-button issues including the continuing battle against infectious diseases and narrowing disparities in health outcomes by ethnicity.
Govil leads BCW North America’s largest practice, and her commitment to employee growth and satisfaction – which drives outstanding client work – contributed to the practice growing by double-digits in 2021. Her team won Outstanding Agency Practice at the inaugural PRWeek U.S. Healthcare and Pharma Communication Awards last year. In its citation, PRWeek noted: “The team’s creativity is frequently praised by clients, colleagues and even some competitors.”
A 17-year veteran of BCW, Govil has worked across many therapeutic areas including oncology, neurology and infectious disease. She also has led strategic communications activities in both pre- and post-approval settings for the U.S. and globally. Govil has a strong track record of overseeing the business by working with her team to deliver quality work, strong counsel and diversified offerings, while developing deep relationships across multiple touchpoints – from communications to marketing to advocacy to legal and regulatory.
“I am delighted that Rachi has received this industry recognition for her incredible leadership,” said Mary Corcoran, President, North America, BCW. “Her broad experience across the healthcare industry is only exceeded by her deep commitment to ensuring her team members are building rewarding careers at the agency and in this important industry. Rachi is an absolute star.”