InStep Health appoints two senior leaders

Lloyd Cochran has joined InStep Health as EVP and chief financial officer. The company has also promoted Dan Wilmer to EVP and chief product officer. 

Calcium names client services lead

Kate Shaughnessy has joined Calcium as EVP and head of client services. Previously, Shaughnessy held client-service roles at Razorfish Health, The Snow Companies and Digitas Health.

Evoke Kyne names SVP

Dante DelVecchio has been promoted to SVP at Evoke Kyne. He has been with the firm for 10 years and will focus on business development and thought leadership.

Merge appoints West region president

Jean May has been promoted from chief performance officer to president of Merge West. She succeeds Joe Kutcha, who retired.

BlueWillow Biologics names marketing VP

Donald Cumming has joined BlueWillow Biologics as marketing and sales VP. Cumming previously held brand and product development roles with Ranir, 3M, Kellogg and Meijer.

Aequus names chief commercial officer

Grant Larsen has joined Aequus Pharmaceuticals as chief commercial officer. Previously, Larsen held leadership positions at Eye Recommend, Allergan, Nikon Canada and Digital ECP.

SQI Diagnostics appoints CEO

Robert Chioini has been appointed chief executive officer at SQI Diagnostics. Previously, Chioini founded and served as CEO of Rockwell Medical.

Rome Therapeutics names scientific chief

Dennis Zaller has been named chief scientific officer at Rome Therapeutics, a cancer- and autoimmune-focused company. Previously, Zaller was executive director of integrative sciences at Celgene.

Greater Than One names CFO

Rebecca Mahadeva has been appointed chief financial officer at Greater Than One. Previously, Mahadeva was a finance SVP at Syneos Health Communications. She has also held finance roles with the New York Mets and PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

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