The American Heart Association (AHA) has announced that M. Cass Wheeler, CEO, will retire at the end of 2008, according to a statement. Wheeler has been CEO since 1997. The AHA's board of directors has begun searching for a successor, and hopes to make a decision by October.
Publicis Healthcare Communications Group (PHCG) has announced that Jean-Yves Naouri, VP group operations, will oversee PHCG. The move follows John Farrell's resignation as PHCG's president and CEO of specialized agencies and marketing services.
Qi, a CommonHealth digital agency, named Boris Kushkuley general manager. Kushkuley was previously EVP, chief technology officer at Qi, where he has worked six years.