Upward Move: Maggie Helmig

Upward Move: Maggie Helmig

Maggie Helmig, EVP, global brand lead, Ogilvy CommonHealth

People Moves: April 2014

Promotions and hires for manufacturers and agencies

Upward Move: Ceci Zak

Upward Move: Ceci Zak

Ceci Zak, Chief operating officer, Diversified Agency Services, Omnicom

People Moves: March 2014

Promotions and hires for manufacturers, agencies and regulatory

Upward Move: Erik Hawkinson

Upward Move: Erik Hawkinson

Erik Hawkinson, Managing director, WCG

People Moves: February 2014

Promotions and hires for manufacturers and agencies

People Moves: January 2014

Promotions and hires for manufacturers and agencies

Upward Move: Jeff Winton

Upward Move: Jeff Winton

Jeff Winton, SVP, chief communications officer, Astellas

People Moves: December 2013

Promotions and hires for manufacturers, agencies and consultancies

Upward Move: Shannyn Smith

Upward Move: Shannyn Smith

Shannyn Smith, EVP, managing director, Centron

People Moves: November 2013

Manufacturer and agency promotion and hires

Upward Move: Jon Sawyer

Upward Move: Jon Sawyer

Jon Sawyer, President and COO, closerlook

People Moves: October 2013

Manufacturer, regulatory and agency promotions and hires

Upward Move: Christine Armstrong

Upward Move: Christine Armstrong

Christine Armstrong, Managing director, brand experience, Giant Creative/Strategy

People Moves: September 2013

Manufacturer, agency and research promotions and hires

Upward Move: David Cherry

Upward Move: David Cherry

David Cherry, Chief digital officer, Sudler & Hennessey

People Moves: August 2013

Manufacturer, agency and media promotions and hires

Upward Move: Tina Fascetti

Upward Move: Tina Fascetti

Tina Fascetti, EVP, chief creative officer, Roska

People Moves: June 2013

Manufacturer and agency promotions and hires

Upward Move: Paul O'Neil

Paul O'Neil, President, Ogilvy CommonHealth ­Wellness Marketing

People Moves: May 2013

Manufacturer, agency and consultancy promotions and hires

Upward Move: Tim Pantello

Upward Move: Tim Pantello

Tim Pantello, Managing Director, Digitas Health

People Moves: April 2013

Manufacturer, agency and research promotions and hires

Upward Move: Raymond Hill

Upward Move: Raymond Hill

Raymond Hill, President, inVentiv Clinical

People Moves: March 2013

Manufacturer, agency, programming and research promotions and hires

Upward Move: Frank Lavelle

Upward Move: Frank Lavelle

Frank Lavelle, CEO, Symphony Health Solutions

People Moves: February 2013

Industry, agency and media hires and promotions

Upward Move: Hans Christian Rohde

Upward Move: Hans Christian Rohde

Hans Christian Rohde—Chief Commercial Officer, uniQure

People Moves: January 2013

Industry, agency and media hires and promotions

Upward Move: Mark Myslinski

Upward Move: Mark Myslinski

Mark Myslinski, Chief Commercial Officer, Saladax Biomedical

MAHF shares its wisdom with young execs

MAHF shares its wisdom with young execs

The Medical Advertising Hall of Fame's "Young Executives' Night Out" offered some promising members of the agency world an informative seminar on how to grow in the business.

Upward Move: Jeremy Bender

Upward Move: Jeremy Bender

Jeremy Bender, Chief Business Officer, Sutro Biopharma

People news: Teva

Teva names new president/CEO for Americas

People news: Boston Scientific, Watson

Boston Scientific's new CEO takes office, Watson creates a generics management team

People Moves: November 2012

Industry, agency and media hires and promotions

Upward Move: Matt Brown

Upward Move: Matt Brown

Matt Brown, General Manager, ICC Lowe

People news: Incyte and Alliqua

Amgen's former head of North America commercial operations joins Incyte, and pharma veteran James Sapirstein assumes the CEO position at Alliqua.

Upward Move: Gabrielle Pastore

Upward Move: Gabrielle Pastore

Gabrielle Pastore, Global Strategic Commercial Innovation Vice President, Cadient Group

People news: Sanovas, Visterra, Spectrum

C-suites at Sanovas, MassBiologics and Spectrum saw shakeups, with new names and new hires.

People news: Vertex hires Amgen and GSK marketing veteran Arbuckle

Stuart Arbuckle, formerly of Amgen, has been named Vertex's EVP and chief commercial officer.

Upward Move: Bob Harrell

Upward Move: Bob Harrell

Bob Harrell, VP of Marketing, Appature

People Moves: August 2012

Industry, agency and media hires and promotions

At Work With: Augé Reichenberg

At Work With: Augé Reichenberg

Augé Reichenberg, Executive Creative Director for ­Healthcare, Rosetta

Upward Move: Ed Cowen

Upward Move: Ed Cowen

Ed Cowen, EVP, Managing Director, Medicus International New York

People news: ACEHP and Preventice

The Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEHP) named a new executive director, and mobile health app firm Preventice hired a director of global business development.

People news: Everyday Health, Symphony Health Solutions and Quadrant HealthCom

Everyday Health promoted Ju-Don Roberts to GM and SVP, Symphony Health Solutions hired a new CEO and Quadrant named a new editor-in-chief.

People news: Targacept, Shire and Appature

Targacept president and CEO J. Donald deBethizy is resigning from the company "for personal considerations" amid a series of pipeline setbacks.

People Moves: June 2012

Manufacturer, market research and agency hires and promotions

At Work With: Susan Hanks

At Work With: Susan Hanks

Susan Hanks, Senior Vice President, M/A/R/C Research

Upward Move: Daniel L. Menichella

Upward Move: Daniel L. Menichella

Daniel L. Menichella, Chief Business Officer, Zyngenia

People news: Edelman

Longtime Edelman global health leader Nancy Turett is stepping down from her role as chief strategist, health and society at the healthcare PR giant.

People moves: Amgen, Pfizer

Amgen's CEO exits, Bradway steps in, and Pfizer's got a new emerging markets president.

People Moves: May 2012

Manufacturer, market research and agency hires and promotions

At Work With: John Curbishley

At Work With: John Curbishley

John Curbishley, EVP, Business and Product ­Development, AccentHealth

Upward Move: Andrew Hurd

Upward Move: Andrew Hurd

Andrew Hurd, President and CEO, Epocrates

People news: Kantar Health, NeurOp

Healthcare consultancy firm, Kantar Health, has promoted two TNS healthcare alumni, NeurOp appoints first CSO.

People news: Optimer Therapeutics and Johnson & Johnson

Michael Chang, chairman of the board at Optimer Therapeutics and Optimer Biotechnology, was removed due to compliance/conflict of interest issues, Optimer said. Chang's replacement on the Optimer board is Hank McKinnell, former CEO of Pfizer.

Company news: Epocrates, Chandler Chicco

Andrew Hurd is the new CEO and president of medical information platform developer Epocrates,

People Moves: April 2012

Manufacturer and agency hires and promotions

At Work With: Janelle Starr

At Work With: Janelle Starr

Janelle Starr, SVP General Manager, Heartbeat West

Upward Move: Tom Sebok

Upward Move: Tom Sebok

Tom Sebok, President, inVentiv Health Communications

People news: Harrison & Star, LLNS

Mardene Miller has been named president of the Omnicom's healthcare agency Harrison and Star.

People moves: Alkermes and Euro RSCG Life UK

Alkermes appointed its first chief commercial officer, Merck veteran Mark Stejbach.

People news: Novartis, Qforma and Precision Health Media

Novartis named Brian McNamara as division head of OTC, replacing J&J veteran Naomi Kelman, who spent a year in the role.

People Moves: March 2012

Manufacurer and agency hires and promotions

At Work With: Marsha Braverman

At Work With: Marsha Braverman

Marsha Braverman, Exec. Dir. of Marketing & Communications, Drexel Univ. College of Medicine

Upward Move: Chris Guiffre

Upward Move: Chris Guiffre

Chris Guiffre, SVP and Chief Business Officer, Cerulean Pharmaceuticals

People news: Elsevier and Ogilvy CommonHealth

Elsevier named Jay Katzen managing director for its Clinical Decision Support group.

People news: HBA, Cardinal Health, PhRMA and Publicis Touchpoint

The Healthcare Businesswomen's Association named Cardinal Health pharma segment chief Michael Kaufmann as its 2012 Honorable Mentor of the year.

At Work With: Ed Mitzen

At Work With: Ed Mitzen

Ed Mitzen, Partner, FingerPaint Marketing

People news: Siren, HBA and GreenLeaf Health

The Healthcare Businesswomen's Association named Siren Interactive founder and president Wendy White to its board of directors executive committee.

People news: Teva

Teva named former Bristol-Myers Squibb exec Dr. Jeremy Levin to replace Shlomo Yanai, who is retiring from his role as president and CEO of the generics giant in May.

At Work With: Tim Edbrooke

At Work With: Tim Edbrooke

Tim Edbrooke, President and COO, Healogix

People news: Vertex and Amgen

Vertex CEO Matthew Emmens is stepping down from that post after the company's best year ever and amid skyrocketing sales of its hepatitis C drug Incivek.

People news: Pfizer

Pfizer's board of directors elected CEO Ian Read chairman, succeeding George Lorch in that post.

People news: Auxilium Pharmaceuticals and Essentialis

Adrian Adams was appointed CEO and president of Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, effective immediately, succeeding Armando Anido, who, after discussions with the company's board agreed to step down from that role.

At Work With: Scott Weintraub

At Work With: Scott Weintraub

Scott Weintraub: Chief Marketing Officer, Principal, HRM—Healthcare Regional Marketing

People news: Pfizer

Brian McGowan, Pfizer's senior director of education, oncology, in the medical education grants group, said he is leaving the company tomorrow.

People News: Genzyme and AccentHealth

Genzyme named William "Bill" Sibold as head of multiple sclerosis and Rogério Vivaldi as head of rare diseases, two businesses the firm says constitute its core focus following the integration with Sanofi.

People news: POGO and Everyday Health

Muckraking pharma critic Paul Thacker is leaving the Project on Government Oversight, where he has been an investigator for a year since leaving the Senate, to serve as chief of investigations at United Republic.

People news: Lilly, J&J and Merck

Lilly named Lilly USA president Dave Ricks SVP and president of Lilly Bio-Medicines, in which role he'll succeed Bryce Carmine, who is retiring.

People news: Boston Scientific and Elan

Boston Scientific named J&J devices chief Michael Mahoney president and, eventually, CEO.

People News: Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, ImpactRx

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals has announced that Mark Iwicki, formerly president and chief operating officer at Sunovion, has been appointed as the company's president and CEO.

People News: Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, ImpactRx

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals has announced that Mark Iwicki, formerly president and chief operating officer at Sunovion, has been appointed as the company's president and CEO.

People news: Sanofi Pasteur and CaptureRx

Sanofi Pasteur named Chad Hoover VP, chief commercial officer for Sanofi Pasteur US, with responsibility for day-to-day management of commercial operations for the US vaccines business.

People News: GlaxoSmithKline, Arena Pharmaceuticals

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare has announced the appointment of John Graham to the position of chief marketing officer (CMO) for Consumer Healthcare, North America (CHNA), which encompasses such consumer brands as Aquafresh and Sensodyne toothpastes and Tums antacid.

People news: Roche and the Digital Health Coalition

Roche named Mara Aspinall president of Ventana Medical Systems.

People news: McCann Healthcare Worldwide and EMD Serono

Michel Nakache has been brought on by McCann Healthcare Worldwide as EVP Europe.

People news: BIO, Centron

BIO, the Biotech Industry Organization, named Human Genome Sciences chief H. Thomas Watkins chairman of the board for 2011-2012.

People news: AMA, Worldwide Clinical Trials

The American Medical Association named James Madara EVP and CEO.

People news: EMD Serono and GCI Health

Merck KGaA's EMD Serono announced on Friday that president Fereydoun Firouz had resigned from his positions there "to pursue other professional opportunities" after 22 years with the company.

People news: Sanofi Pasteur's Damian Braga

Sanofi Pasteur named Damian Braga global head of commercial operations. Braga, who was previously president of Sanofi Pasteur US and VP Americas, will have responsibility for more than $5 billion in annual revenue from operations in 100 countries in his new post as SVP commercial operations, vaccines.

People news: Boston Scientific and Cegedim Relationship Management

Boston Scientific president and CEO Ray Elliott will retire on December 31, the company said. A search is on for a replacement.

People news: Porter Novelli and Impax Labs

Porter Novelli named Susan Hayes global director of health, effective immediately.

People news: Seattle Genetics, Ligand Pharmaceuticals and CyDex Pharmaceuticals

Seattle Genetics hired Natasha Hernday as VP, corporate development.

People news: Napo Pharmaceuticals and MTI Information Technologies

Napo Pharmaceuticals hired Neelam Sekhri Feachem as SVP, global access and alliances.

People news: Access Pharmaceuticals and Concentric Pharma Advertising

Access Pharmaceuticals hired Anthony Mottola as VP of managed care and market access.

People news: Covidien and Human Genome Sciences

Covidien promoted Jose (Joe) Almeida to president and CEO effective July 1, replacing Richard Meelia, who is retiring.

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