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W2O's Sentient adds Spitz, Viola to leadership team

W2O's Sentient adds Spitz, Viola to leadership team

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Both positions were newly created as the agency has grown over the past year.

Former Cleveland Clinic comms exec Angela Calman joins IBM Watson Health

Former Cleveland Clinic comms exec Angela Calman joins IBM Watson Health

Calman is joining the technology company as VP of comms for Watson Health.

A day at work with Makovsky's Rob Schachter

A day at work with Makovsky's Rob Schachter

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A mentor once told him to keep learning and stay out of his comfort zone.

Astellas promotes Moyra Knight to comms, corporate citizenship role

Astellas promotes Moyra Knight to comms, corporate citizenship role

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She will also continue to serve as president of the Astellas U.S.A. Foundation.

W2O's Twist hires new president

W2O's Twist hires new president

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Former Edelman executive Mary Corcoran replaces Annalise Coady, who becomes president of W2O EMEA.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, August 2, 2017

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Celgene and Agios secure FDA approval for AML drug Idhifa; GSK hires chief digital and technology officer; Pfizer wants tax reform before M&A engagement

Astellas promotes two sales veterans to new roles

Astellas promotes two sales veterans to new roles

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David Musselman and Lynn Gerber are now leading sales for the company's primary care and specialty products.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, July 18, 2017

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Novartis raises Alcon forecast; UDG acquires Cambridge BioMarketing; Spark Therapeutics receives priority review for Luxturna gene therapy

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, July 13, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, July 13, 2017

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AstraZeneca CEO reportedly moving to Teva; the FDA reverses on approval for Amicus drug; Merck names winners of Alexa challenge

Otsuka's April Mitchell on leading versus managing

Otsuka's April Mitchell on leading versus managing

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When you've figured out the difference, people will walk through fire for you, a mentor once told her.

Questions for 5 of the healthcare agency world's top execs

Questions for 5 of the healthcare agency world's top execs

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The CEOs of the industry's largest holding companies discuss how they're reasserting their businesses.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, June 29, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, June 29, 2017

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Walgreens ends merger with Rite Aid; Biogen hires former Novartis exec as SVP of corporate affairs; FDA takes new measures to drive drug pricing competition

PulseCX promotes David Zaritsky to CEO

PulseCX promotes David Zaritsky to CEO

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Zaritsky succeeds Jay Bolling, who becomes executive chairman

Why Novartis' Shah-Mehta chose a career in pharma sales

Why Novartis' Shah-Mehta chose a career in pharma sales

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The executive director of oncology marketing is fascinated by the resilience of the human body.

Alexion hires new chief commercial officer

Alexion hires new chief commercial officer

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Brian Goff is expected to replace Carsten Thiel in June. The drugmaker said Tuesday that Thiel along with several other execs would be leaving the firm.

Klick Health appoints FCB veteran as chief medical officer

Klick Health appoints FCB veteran as chief medical officer

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Holly Henry, previously chief medical officer at FCB Health, will oversee medical strategy in the newly created role.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Monday, March 27, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Monday, March 27, 2017

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Alexion names former Baxalta head as CEO; U.S. dollar drops after AHCA-fail; EMA advises suspension of 300 generic drugs by Indian drugmaker

P&G exec who led Always #LikeAGirl campaign moves to comms leadership role at Novartis

P&G exec who led Always #LikeAGirl campaign moves to comms leadership role at Novartis

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P&G's Mark Chakravarty has joined pharma giant Novartis in a senior role.

Healthgrades' Eric Jensen on providing quality of life

Healthgrades' Eric Jensen on providing quality of life

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Healthcare is sometimes about life or death, but is almost always about quality of life, says the EVP of health system products and strategy.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, March 2, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, March 2, 2017

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Ten drugmakers seek to exclude pricing information from proxy ballots; roughly 85% of patient advocacy groups get industry funding; Juno halts lead CAR-T project

Deloitte taps Havas Lynx's Mickelberg as MD

Deloitte taps Havas Lynx's Mickelberg as MD

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Dennis Urbaniak has also been named chief digital officer at Havas Lynx.

Industry hires and promotions: February 2017

Industry hires and promotions: February 2017

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Novo Nordisk appoints new CEO, and more people moves for you to know about

BreathResearch's Nirinjan Yee on being a female entrepreneur

BreathResearch's Nirinjan Yee on being a female entrepreneur

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A bout with Lyme disease led Yee to found a company that helps patients measure and track their breathing patterns.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, January 20, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, January 20, 2017

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Pharma among top sponsors of Trump inauguration parties; AstraZeneca exec to replace GSK president of global pharmaceuticals; EpiPen rival to relaunch

Wunderman Health taps former Merkle exec as SVP of strategy and analytics

Wunderman Health taps former Merkle exec as SVP of strategy and analytics

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Deborah Furey will lead the agency's pilot of a new personalized marketing offering.

MM&M opens nominations for Hall of Femme

MM&M opens nominations for Hall of Femme

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MM&M last year named its inaugural class of 16 Femmes and 20 Women to Watch. Who should be considered for this year's list of breakthough women?

Industry hires and promotions: January 2017

Industry hires and promotions: January 2017

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Endo hires new head of U.S. branded pharma, and three other people moves for you to know about.

Tonic Life promotes Stephanie DeViteri to MD

Tonic Life promotes Stephanie DeViteri to MD

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DeViteri started in the newly created role this month.

MMC's Diana Littman on waiting for a decision after a pitch

MMC's Diana Littman on waiting for a decision after a pitch

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She says her experience in consumer brands helps her push healthcare clients to be more creative.

QuintilesIMS taps Staub as head of R&D solutions

QuintilesIMS taps Staub as head of R&D solutions

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The merger of Quintiles and IMS Health closed in October.