Tayla Mahmud is the EVP, Health Equity & Multicultural Strategy at M Booth Health. In this role, she leads and guides the agency’s work on Health Equity and Multicultural Communications by counseling our public affairs, social impact, and marketing communications clients on strategies to advance health equity, reach diverse communities, and demonstrate commitment to reducing disparities.
A health marketing & communications professional with over 19 years of experience, Tayla is known for approaching every challenge with courage and conviction. She has a leadership style all her own. Her passion for helping patients, building purposeful brands, and delivering results is exemplified by the many accomplishments over her career.
Tayla is most passionate about advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in healthcare. Tayla has counseled health organizations on DE&I strategy and cross-cultural communications. She has worked with diverse patient populations to create inclusive programs to address care gaps. Tayla is also an active writer and speaker on the importance of addressing inequities in healthcare, communications, and business.
Recognized by the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association, Tayla built her career leading agency teams to develop integrated health campaigns across therapeutic areas such as diabetes, immunology, neurology, pain, women’s health, and vaccines. This work has reached diverse stakeholders including patients, advocacy groups, healthcare professionals, payers, and healthcare executives. She has served as a strategic partner to many top pharma clients including AbbVie, Biogen, Eli Lilly, Merck, and Pfizer.
Tayla brings a wealth of experience having served in strategic marketing, business development and account leadership roles at many renowned health agencies. Prior to joining M Booth Health, Tayla was the Associate Managing Director at Havas Health & You where she co-led the creative agency Havas Health Plus and oversaw a large portfolio of business. She previously served as EVP, Marketing & Growth for Razorfish Health and a senior client lead at Grey Group.