NEW YORK – Rabin Martin, a leading public health consulting firm, announced today that Bill Martin will take the helm as President and Chief Executive Officer of the firm. Martin will continue to build on the firm’s growth and leadership in improving health equity in the US and around the world. Firm founder Steve Rabin assumes the role of Chairman and will focus on client strategy and new initiatives to improve access to health. Rabin Martin is one of the fastest growing public health management consulting firms today with more than 40 professionals and a global and domestic portfolio of clients and projects. The firm has designed more than $1 billion in health programing for leading companies and helped design initiatives to secure billions more in new resources for global public health needs.
“I joined Steve Rabin in 2009 hoping that together with a group of diverse but like-minded people and partners we could help people achieve better health for themselves, their families and communities,” said Bill Martin, President & CEO. “We have put together a great, creative and multi-disciplinary team from business, public health, policy, advocacy and communications backgrounds who have helped Rabin Martin become one of the fastest growing health consultancies today.”
“This is an exciting time for Rabin Martin,” said Steve Rabin, Chairman. “The firm has enjoyed tremendous growth since Bill joined, allowing us to deliver value to a growing set of clients. The projects we work on help deliver healthier lives for people everywhere. I have every confidence in Bill’s ability to chart the future success of the organization. ”
Rabin Martin Celebrates 10 Years
This year the firm celebrates its tenth anniversary of making a difference in health for leading organizations including the United Nations, Johnson & Johnson, Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ USA, Bayer, Bristol-Myers Squibb, the Pangaea Global AIDS Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Columbia University and many others.
Steve Rabin founded Rabin Strategic Partners, now Rabin Martin, in 2002. For more than a decade, the firm’s strategies and programs have been a major catalyst for change in health for top global companies and institutions. In its first 10 years it:
- Designed more than $700 million in private sector initiatives to reduce maternal mortality and increase child survival
- Created a US network of community treatment advocates in under-served communities
- Convened hundreds of NGOs, foundations, businesses and academic institutions to raise commitments to meet the Millennium Development Goals
- Designed programs and partnerships that have screened more than 1,000,000 teens for depression
- Designed programs to provide access to low-priced HIV drugs in more than 100 countries
- Created an online community for front-line healthcare workers in the US
About Rabin Martin Rabin Martin is one of the fastest growing public health management consulting firms today with a multi-disciplinary team of more than 40 professionals serving a global and domestic portfolio of clients and projects. The firm has been a driving force behind numerous high profile global health initiatives. Rabin Martin offers strategy consulting, access to health initiatives, program implementation, partnership management, policy, advocacy, reputation and communications services for leading companies, NGOs, foundations, multilaterals and universities in several countries.
Steve Rabin is a leader in public health and strategic consulting. His counsel draws on a background in law, public health and public affairs. Rabin established Rabin Strategic Partners, now Rabin Martin, in 2002. Prior to that, he served as President of Ogilvy Public Affairs, head of the Washington, DC office of Porter Novelli and served as the Senior Vice President for Public Affairs at the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Steve served on the faculty of Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and was a visiting fellow at the Harvard University School of Public Health.
Bill Martin is recognized as a leading healthcare strategist and communicator. Most recently, he helped develop and implement Merck for Mothers (known as MSD for Mothers outside the U.S. and Canada), a $500 million, 10‐year effort to confront maternal mortality. Previously, he supported the launch of Every Woman, Every Child, a global campaign spearheaded by the United Nations and hundreds of partners that identified more than $40 billion in new resources for women’s and children’s health. Bill served as President of Global Health at Cohn & Wolfe and GCI Health and was the senior communications and investor relations officer at two biotech companies. Bill is a graduate of the School of International Service at the American University.
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