Neera Chaudhary

North America President , Ketchum

Neera Chaudhary is a communications veteran, with significant leadership experience at top public relations agencies and deep healthcare expertise across brands, corporate, nonprofits, government and public health organizations. As Ketchum's North America President, she serves on the global Ketchum Executive Team and is responsible for the talent development, client relationships, business growth and operational oversight of the top-five global firm's largest region. Chaudhary previously served as global president of healthcare at Golin and Virgo Health, where she drove business transformation and growth through a strategy consultancy model, performance-driven talent development, and converting the business base from U.S. healthcare clients to large global AOR pharma clients. 

In addition, she has served as executive creative strategist for Cohn & Wolfe's healthcare practice, and she's held communications, media and consulting roles at Porter Novelli, Motif Biotechnology Consulting and ANOKHI Magazine. Chaudhary serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the United Hospital Fund, and her deep experience across the spectrum of health communications earned her an induction into Medical Marketing & Media's Hall of Femme. A registered dietitian, Chaudhary began her career working in clinical practice, academia and public health in Canada.