Bob Chandler is the former President of inVentiv Health Communications and Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications of inVentiv Health. Bob is President Emeritus of Chandler Chicco Companies, a collective of communications and public relations firms focusing on healthcare and consumer health, part of the inVentiv Health network. Having co-founded Chandler Chicco Companies (CCC) in 1995 with his business partner, Gianfranco Chicco, Bob built CCC to become synonymous with healthcare communications and public relations. CCC joined inVentiv Health Communications in 2007, which has since grown into a world leader in healthcare advertising and marketing services, with over 1,600 people in 70 international offices spanning 40 countries, reaching more than 50 markets. While leading the Communication Division, clients included all of the top 10 largest pharmaceutical companies, 19 of the top 20 pharmaceutical companies, and all of the top five largest biotech companies.
The inVentiv Health Communications portfolio of agencies included:
• Addison Whitney
• Chandler Chicco Companies
• GSW Worldwide
• inVentiv Digital+Innovation
• inVentiv Managed Markets Communications
• inVentiv Medical Communications
• The Navicor Group
Previously, Bob was Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Burson-Marsteller’s healthcare practice and president of the agency’s The Biotech Group. He also served as VP/ assistant administrator for marketing and public affairs at Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn. In 2014, Bob was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from Communique. In 2007, Bob was awarded the Ohio University Alumni Medal of Merit and, in 2010, he received the SABRE Lifetime Achievement Award from The Holmes Report. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees at The Ranney School. He chairs the Admissions and Marketing Committee, is a member of the Executive Committee, and is the Board lead for the school’s Crisis/ Issues Team. Bob is also a member of the Board of Trustees at the Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank, New Jersey.