GlaxoSmithKline reorganized senior management ahead of Andrew Witty's May 22 start as CEO. Chris Viebacher, formerly president, US pharma, becomes president, North American pharmaceuticals. Marc Dunoyer, previously president, pharmaceuticals Japan, becomes president, Asia Pacific/Japan, and Eddie Gray takes Witty's old job as president, pharmaceuticals Europe. Abbas Hussain, who joins the company from Lilly, becomes president, emerging markets.
Mylan appointed Michael Monroe as SVP, global public affairs, and as a member of the company's senior leadership team. In this role, Monroe is responsible globally for executive, financial and employee communications; corporate branding/marketing; corporate media relations; Internet management, sponsorships and event planning. In addition, he oversees the strategic coordination of communications for the company, working closely with Mylan's operating and support units.
Cadient Group has appointed Barbara Dowling as SVP, customer engagements.
MedThink Communications has hired Steven Palmisano as VP of medical communications and Syed Moinuddin as account director.
HC&B has hired Steven Roy as director of interactive to head up its new business unit, HC&B Digital. Before joining HC&B in 2006, Roy co-founded Yellow Circle, a web development agency that created online marketing initiatives.