WILMINGTON, DE: AstraZeneca has hired Lisa Davis to serve as VP, corporate communications, responsible for all of the drug manufacturer's internal and external US corporate communications.
Davis joins AstraZeneca after working as a consultant. She previously served as head of PR and communications for AARP. She also worked as national deputy press secretary for the Clinton/Gore '96 re-election campaign and held positions with the Democratic Leadership Council and Progressive Policy Institute.
"Lisa is a top-notch communications professional and her diverse experiences coupled with her strategic leadership skills, are essential to AstraZeneca's communications efforts and a valuable asset to the company," said David Nicoli, VP of corporate affairs for AstraZeneca US, in a statement.