June 24, 2008
Stason Pharmaceuticals has appointed Diana Wood as VP, business development. Wood will be responsible for all business development functions, including guiding Stason's global business development activities. Most recently, Wood served as the EVP, business development at Chiltern International, overseeing the company's global business development and marketing functions, and advising clients on their product development platforms. Prior to joining Chiltern International, Wood served as the director, product development for oncology at Chugai Pharma USA in San Diego.
Lanmark Group announced the promotion of Ryan Benz from account coordinator to account executive.
The Navicor Group, an inVentiv Health Company, has added Marc Pondel as medical director. Before joining Navicor, he served as strategic scientist for Shaw Science Partners. Previously, Pondel worked for University of London as associate professor of molecular medicine.
GSW Worldwide, an inVentiv Health company, announced the addition of a seven new associates. David Ayscue has been named senior copywriter. Before joining GSW, he served as senior copywriter and audio producer for Ron Foth Advertising. John Chambers has been named senior copywriter. Previously, he worked for Sullivan, Higdon & Sink as senior creative. Melissa Curtis has been named creative project manager. Previously, Curtis worked for Abercrombie & Fitch as print and packaging buyer. Jennifer Hodroge has been named copywriter. Prior to GSW, Hodroge owned JH Communications. Christopher Jackson has been named interactive designer. Kim Roemer has been named senior art buyer. Before returning to GSW, she worked for Abbott Nutrition/Manpower Professional as marketing assistant. Laura Rush has been named senior medical, scientific strategist. Previously, Rush served as associate professor for the Department of Veterinary Biosciences at The Ohio State University.