MicroMass names EVP

Rosanne Johnson has joined MicroMass Communications as an EVP. In this role, she will work across client management, business development and strategy and will serve on the executive team. Previously, Johnson was executive director at VMLY&R.

Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips hires Elaine Riddell

Elaine Riddell has been named managing director at M&A advisory organization Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips. She will focus on the data and insights and healthcare sectors. Earlier in her career, Riddell served as CEO of Kantar Health and global CEO of TNS Healthcare.

Passage Bio names board member

Dr. Athena Countouriotis, CEO of Turning Point Therapeutics, has been appointed to the board of directors at Passage Bio.

Amplity Health appoints board member

Anthony Hooper has joined the board of directors at Amplity Health, a pharmaceutical commercialization company. Hooper was previously EVP of global commercial operations at Amgen.

Senti Biosciences names chief medical officer

Dr. Jose Iglesias has joined San Francisco-based biotech Senti as chief medical officer. Previously, Inglesias has held leadership roles at other biotechs including Apobiologix, Biothera and Bionomics.

CredSimple hires commercial chief

Eric Zerneke has joined health IT company CredSimple as chief commercial officer. He will lead commercial solutions along with sales, business development and marketing. Previously, Zerneke held the same position at HealthFortis Associates.

Satsuma Pharmaceuticals appoints commercial chief

Rob Janosky has joined Satsuma Pharmaceuticals as chief commercial officer, a newly created role. Previously, Janosky held leadership roles at Durect, Vivus and Jazz Pharmaceuticals.

The Escalator is a weekly roundup of notable people moves in the pharmaceutical and healthcare marketing industries. For submissions, email Carrie Gavit at carrie.gavit@haymarketmedia.com.