People Moves

People Moves

Upward Move: Lee Davies

Upward move.pdf After a 40-year career in communications, Lee Davies—the recently appointed SVP, director of client services for Makovsky’s health practice—says his next big goal is to “prepare the next generation of great communicatiors for the challenges and opportunities they will face. “My role is to share everything I have gleaned from all my experiences…

Upward Move: Catherine Fink

Catherine Fink, newly named EVP of health and wellness at Porter Novelli, said her motivation to work in healthcare is simple: “It’s universal,” she explains. “Everyone will be a patient someday. No matter where you come from, entering and navigating the healthcare system is a humbling and stressful experience. “At the end of my day,…

Upward Move: Christopher Rhodes

As the newly appointed VP, cardiovascular and metabolic disease research for MedImmune, Christopher Rhodes says that even in the hard science of drug discovery and development there’s plenty of artistry to be found. And if he traces the steps that have lead him to his new role, it’s been equal parts passion and creativity. “I…

Upward Move: Nareda Mills

How the drug industry delivers patient-oriented solutions that support positive patient outcomes defines Nareda Mills’s new role as SVP of clinical operations for Ashfield Clinical. “As medications became more complex,” Mills says, “the need for pharma to provide comprehensive support to patients and their caregivers to ensure long-term therapeutic success will increase dramatically.” As she settles…

Upward Move: Manny Hernandez

Manny Hernandez has a simple reason for working in the healthcare industry: its ability to influence people’s lives for the better. “Healthcare is where some of the toughest and most meaningful challenges lie for the future,” he explains. “You can impact millions of lives in healthcare.” And for nearly eight years that’s what he’s been…

Upward Move: Lou Massaia

“Don’t censor yourself. Believe that if you have a thought that genuinely excites you, it’s worth sharing. Get in the habit of learning how to let it out,” shares Lou Massaia, the newly appointed executive creative director at PALIO. “Even if it’s not the most brilliant or fully connected thought, someone might be able to…

Upward Move: Shannon Hartley

Healthcare marketers often talk about the altruistic draw of their business, that is to say, their desire to help people. And they will tell you that’s the reason they’re working with life science companies rather than consumer packaged goods. However, for Shannon Hartley—Razorfish Health’s new managing director—the appeal is more personal. “I was diagnosed with…