SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Giant Creative/Strategy, LLC, the largest full-service independent healthcare communications agency on the West Coast, named Steven Gold as chief executive officer today and announced that Jeffrey Nemy has joined the company as chief financial officer.
Gold, who is one of Giant’s co-founders, has served as an agency principal since its start 13 years ago. In the CEO role, Gold provides leadership and oversight to the company’s financial, Human Resources, and business operations, along with other key responsibilities within the agency.
“I am eager to take on these additional responsibilities leading Giant while we continue to grow and evolve as an agency,” Gold commented. “Our Giant partnership wanted to establish this integral senior leadership post as we look to significantly expand our East Coast footprint and clearly deliver upon our vision to clients, the industry, and our team.”
Gold has a long history in healthcare communications and held vice president positions at Harrison Wilson and Associates, FCB Healthcare, and Medicus, prior to starting Giant. Nemy, a seasoned financial executive, is based in the San Francisco office and reports to Gold. Nemy will help establish strategic direction for the company, in addition to providing guidance for the internal service departments, including Finance and Accounting, Information Technology, and Human Resources.
“Jeff has a tremendous amount of experience in the agency space, and he brings a new level of financial and operational acumen to Giant,” Gold said. “We will continue to expand our business, and Jeff’s proficiency in building large-scale fiscal initiatives will be key to our long-term strategy.”
Nemy has more than 30 years' experience in the financial field. Before Giant recruited him to this position, Nemy had been consulting for a variety of marketing services and e-commerce companies on their strategic initiatives. Previously, Nemy was chief operating officer for Eveo Communications Group, Inc. and McCann Erickson, and CFO at Northern California Public Broadcasting.
“Giant’s solid vision for growth and its position in the industry make it an exciting time to be joining the agency,” Nemy said.
Giant is the largest full-service independent healthcare communications agency on the West Coast, and also has a full-service office in Philadelphia to provide greater geographic proximity to East Coast accounts. As a premier healthcare engagement agency, Giant works to continually deliver significant and measurable results for healthcare brands through high-impact, cross-channel customer experiences. Giant was a finalist for the Manny Awards Agency of the Year in 2012, 2013, and 2014, and won the honor in 2013.