Ogilvy hires executive creative director

Ogilvy Health has hired Toby Trygg as executive creative director. He will oversee the creative teams in the agency’s New York office. Previously, Trygg served as SVP, group creative director at McCann Health. 

Fingerpaint hires Dudnyk vet

Lori Hatch has joined Fingerpaint as head of account service and is based in the company’s Saratoga Springs, New York office. In this role, she will oversee client relationships and account service. She previously worked for Dudnyk as VP, strategic planner.

Healio appoints senior director, business development and market strategy

Healio Strategic Solutions has hired Lisa Demko as senior director of business development and market strategy. She previously served as a business development consultant for startups and early stage companies.

Clinical Innovations names VP, GM

Medical device company Clinical Innovations has appointed Rebecca Liu as VP, GM of greater China for CI Medical Instruments. Liu recently was VP, GM for greater China at Bio-Rad Laboratories.

Avita Medical hires chief financial officer

David McIntyre has joined Avita Medical as chief financial officer. Previously, he served as a partner with life science venture capture and private equity fund Apple Tree Partners.

EyePoint Pharmaceuticals appoints chief financial officer

EyePoint Pharmaceuticals has hired George Elston as chief financial officer and head of corporate development. Prior to this role, he served as a consultant for the company. 

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals hires two 

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals chief operating officer and head of R&D Dr. Bruce Given is stepping down, effective May 1, 2020. The company is hiring Dr. Javier San Martin as chief medical officer and Curt Bradshaw as chief scientific officer. Previously, San Martin was SVP, head of global clinical development at Ultragenyx. Bradshaw previously served as president and chief scientific officer of Tollnine.

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.