NEW YORK: Hill & Knowlton has filled the gap left when Kathy Cripps left to become executive director of the Council of PR Firms.Sheila Fagan has taken over the reins of H&K's New York healthcare practice.
She will also act as a senior managing director, in addition to being a member of the global healthcare practice leadership team.
Previously, Fagan was EVP of SCIENS Worldwide PR. Before that, she held senior positions at Ogilvy, Burson-Marsteller, and Ketchum.
Fagan will oversee a team of 20, and report to Philip Sheldon, general manager of H&K's New York office, and Paul McDade, worldwide director of the global healthcare practice.