Upward Move

Former Burson director to lead Brussels business of U.K.'s Incisive Health

Former Burson director to lead Brussels business of U.K.'s Incisive Health

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Incisive Health will next month welcome Francesca Scassellati Sforzolini as head of its Brussels office.

GSW hires former McCann exec as president of North America

GSW hires former McCann exec as president of North America

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The agency appointed Sonja Foster-Storch, previously president of McCann Echo, to fill a role that has been vacant since 2016.

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.

PulseCX promotes David Zaritsky to CEO

PulseCX promotes David Zaritsky to CEO

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Zaritsky succeeds Jay Bolling, who becomes executive chairman

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.

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

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.

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.

Spectrum names Jonathan Wilson CEO

Spectrum names Jonathan Wilson CEO

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Wilson will succeed founder and CEO John Seng.

Gilead's Meyers on making deals and finding unmet patient needs

Gilead's Meyers on making deals and finding unmet patient needs

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The drugmaker's new EVP of worldwide commercial operations also talks about tackling medication access, product launches, and starting a commercial team from scratch.

Sunovion hires former BI exec as VP of marketing

Sunovion hires former BI exec as VP of marketing

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Denise Strauss, formerly VP of cardiovascular marketing at Boehringer Ingelheim, will oversee the drugmaker's marketing activities.

EMD Serono promotes Craig Millian to SVP of neurology and immunology

EMD Serono promotes Craig Millian to SVP of neurology and immunology

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Millian, a former Sanofi and Merck executive, on marketing new therapies in the MS market.

Merkle taps Mike Goldin as SVP of health

Merkle taps Mike Goldin as SVP of health

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The new SVP and GM of health believes that the Dentsu Aegis deal would provide scale and efficiencies.

ZS' Pete Mehr on embracing and adapting to change

ZS' Pete Mehr on embracing and adapting to change

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Mehr was recently promoted to lead customer-centric marketing solutions at ZS Associates.

Digitas Health LifeBrands' Susan Manber on telling a healthy story

Digitas Health LifeBrands' Susan Manber on telling a healthy story

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The chief planning officer of North America talks about strategy and how to tell an engaging health story.

Intouch Solutions' Weissberg on the rising payer voice

Intouch Solutions' Weissberg on the rising payer voice

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The group director of Intouch Solutions' newly launched market access business is betting that the payer will gain in influence.

Giant's McCasland on chasing novelty

Giant's McCasland on chasing novelty

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McCasland has witnessed the agency's evolution from a small startup to a 150-strong team with offices in San Francisco and Philadelphia.

InVentiv Health's O'Kane on using humor to combat change

InVentiv Health's O'Kane on using humor to combat change

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"Under no circumstances should you lose your sense of humor," says the PR group's new US managing director.

Dudnyk promotes Tobias to president after Powers

Dudnyk promotes Tobias to president after Powers

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Plus other industry hires and changes

McCann HumanCare names Mazzola as EVP, group creative director

McCann HumanCare names Mazzola as EVP, group creative director

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Mazzola says healthcare advertising is having a watershed moment.

Chase joins Makovsky as chief digital officer

Chase joins Makovsky as chief digital officer

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The new chief digital officer at Makovsky, Justin Chase, says the client-customer relationship in healthcare has fundamentally changed.

Upward Move: W20 Group's Jennifer Labus

Upward Move: W20 Group's Jennifer Labus

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The new managing director of W2O Group, Jennifer Labus, is drawn to healthcare marketing for its complexity and promise of helping people.