W2O 21Grams names co-global creative chief

Tom Richards has joined W2O 21Grams as co-global chief creative officer. Richards was previously chief creative officer at Havas Lynx. He is also the 2020 and 2021 jury president for the Health and Wellness Lions.

Greater Than One appoints chief growth officer

Jodi Brichan has joined Greater Than One as chief growth officer. Previously, Brichan held senior-level roles at major pharmaceutical and global communications companies, including the Omnicom and Publicis networks.

Calcium hires two EVPs

Gene Fitzpatrick has joined Calcium as EVP of engagement strategy and June Carnegie has joined as EVP and executive creative director. Fitzpatrick previously worked in engagement roles at Ogilvy Health and Grey Healthcare NJ. Carnegie previously held creative roles at Sentrix Health and Sudler NY.

Heartbeat names production VP

Cam Walker was promoted to VP and director of production at Heartbeat. Previously, Walker was director of production. She has been with the agency for four years.

Fingerpaint appoints operations head

Jenny McKenna has been promoted to head of operations at Fingerpaint. She has been with the agency since 2010 and previously oversaw operations in the company’s Saratoga Springs office.

Ashfield expands Allegro team

Rebecca Douglas has joined Allegro, Ashfield’s program that recruits and trains aspiring medical writers, as program director and Nicky Griffin has joined as assistant program director.

Cerevel Therapeutics names corporate affairs chief

Kathleen Tregoning has been appointed chief corporate affairs officer at Cerevel, a neuroscience-focused biopharma. Previously, she was EVP for external affairs at Sanofi.

Cosette Pharmaceuticals appoints president and CEO

Apurva Saraf has been named president and CEO of Cosette Pharmaceuticals, a specialty generic pharmaceutical company. Saraf previously was an executive at Amneal Pharmaceutical and cofounded Gemini Laboratories.

Taiho Oncology names business development VP

Stephen Yoder has joined Taiho Oncology as VP for business development. Previously, Yoder was head of business development for the hematology and cell therapy search and evaluation team at Bristol Myers Squibb.

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.