Evoke hires Weber Shandwick’s Box

Evoke PR & Influence has hired Barbara Box as EVP of strategy and business engagement, leading its New York services and managing client strategy and business development. Previously, she spent 15 years at Weber Shandwick, most recently as EVP of North America and strategy lead for healthcare.

Medicx hires two

Medicx Media Solutions has hired Dr. Eric Trepanier as EVP and GM; previously, he was SVP of marketing sciences at WebMD. The healthcare analytics firm also named Loretta Lurie as SVP of strategy and account services.

CMI/Compas promotes Frederick

CMI/Compas has promoted Becky Frederick to EVP of client finance, working to ensure the media-buying agency meets media operations, commercial and procurement needs. Previously, she was EVP and managing director.

The Escalator is a weekly roundup of notable people moves in the pharmaceutical and healthcare marketing industries. For submissions, email Frank Washkuch at [email protected]