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MANUFACTURERS
Shire
has hired Hugh Cole as VP of business development. Based in Shire's Cambridge, Massachusetts office, Cole is responsible for evaluating strategic partnership opportunities and potential product acquisitions for Shire Human Genetic Therapies (Shire HGT), Shire's business focused on lysosomal storage disorders and rare genetic diseases. Cole joins Shire HGT with 15 years of health care industry experience. He most recently served as the vice president of corporate development at Oscient Pharmaceuticals, where he has led business development since 2003. While at Oscient, Cole completed a broad range of major transactions involving the Company's lead products, including the acquisition of Antara and the out-licensing of Factive.

 

AGENCIES

Seidler Bernstein announced the appointment of two new client service professionals.

Molly Mollmann , account supervisor joins the agency after a highly successful 10-year run at GSW Worldwide, where she worked on the AstraZeneca, Eli Lilly, TAP Pharmaceuticals, Genentech and Roche accounts. Assistant account manager LindseyWhalen comes to Seidler Bernstein from ISM in Boston, where she was creative services coordinator, using her organizational and administrative skills to facilitate work flow and communication between creative and account services, and assisting traffic and production managers with departmental and administrative tasks.

Cadient Group has appointed Andy Bond as senior director of strategy. Bond brings more than eight years experience in interactive marketing to this position. In this role, Bond will be responsible for providing strategic leadership and direction to Cadient clients while contributing to Cadient's senior management, operations and business development activities. Bond will also lead Cadient Group's recently established Manhattan office.

 

MEDIA

Ingrid Swan has been named as VP, general manager of MediZine. With 17 years of experience, Swan will serve in a pivotal management and financial role as the company prepares for its future growth. Previously, Swan worked at Elle magazine where she served as business director. Prior, she worked at Primedia as finance director and Reader’s Digest as business manager.

 

Lebhar-Friedman division Dowden Health Media announced that Jennifer Day, SVP and publisher, has assumed the role of group publisher of OBG Management, Contemporary Surgery, The Journal of Family Practice and Mayo Clinic Proceedings.Day began her career at Dowden in 1999 as publisher of OBG Management. She subsequently took over the publishing reigns of Contemporary Surgery and was later promoted to SVP. She also took the lead on launching APCToday.com, Dowden’s e-journal for advanced practice clinicians.

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