Piedmont Pharmaceuticals, a specialty pharma focused on parasitology and drug delivery systems for human and animal use, has appointed Eric Barnett as EVP, business development and marketing. Barnett previously served on the clinical executive committee at GlaxoSmithKline, where he led capital management of the global R&D clinical portfolio.
Cadent Medical Communications has added four new staff members: Jared Davis, account executive; Rafael Garza, VP, account services (Garza previously worked in a marketing position for Genentech and an account manager at J&J); Whitney Nichols, meeting coordinator; and John Snitker, media designer.
Ferguson, CommonHealth's professional shop, has hired four new employees, and promoted three. New hires include Janice Sandberg, manager of account coordination; Dolores Palumbo, senior editor; Andrea Mills, account executive; and Emily Szabo, associate copywriter. John Kearney was promoted to director of editorial services, Loretta Marchesi to senior business manager, and Anne Balfour was promoted to copy supervisor.