NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Health, the most awarded global professional and consumer healthcare communications network and 2016 Cannes Lions 'Health Network of the Year' winner today announced that its Global CEO, John Cahill, has been named to MM&M/PR Week's first-ever Health Influencer 50 list. Assembled by editors from both publications, with input from a range of pharma and communications executives, the list recognizes the 50 most innovative, provocative and difference-making healthcare personalities in the U.S. Jeremy Perrott, McCann Health Global Chief Creative Officer, said, "John is a unique and inspiring leader. His vision and passion for a "Future of Health for All" has not only deeply influenced McCann Health's global achievements but has made a significant difference to the entire healthcare communications industry too." John Cahill, McCann Health Global CEO, added, "Being part of a Top 50 group of Health influencers is indeed an achievement but one that I must insist that all of us at McCann Health share. This recognition befits our shared mission, that what we do really matters. I'm proud and humbled to accept it on behalf of everyone at McCann Health." About McCann HealthMcCann Health, winner of Cannes Lions Healthcare Network of the Year Award and one of the world's most awarded global healthcare marketing networks specializes in a wide array of professional and consumer health and wellness practices. McCann Health ( www.mccannhealth.com) consists of three strong marketing communications global networks: McCann Torre Lazur, McCann Healthcare (professional) and McCann HumanCare (consumer health & wellness). Specialty units include McCann Echo, McCann Global Health, McCann Pharmacy Initiative, Consulting at McCann Health, McCann Managed Markets and McCann Complete Medical. McCann Health is part of McCann Worldgroup and the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG).