LONDON: FD has promoted Liz Shanahan to be its global head of healthcare and life sciences.
In her new role, Shanahan will head FD's group of cross-practice experts, about 50 strong, who serve clients across the world through the company's network in healthcare and life sciences.
Shanahan founded Santé Communications in 1995, one of the first specialist independent health PR consultancies. FD acquired Sante Communications in 2007. Shanahan was subsequently appointed MD of FD Sante.
The promotion is the latest in a series of several senior appointments within FD, including the appointment of Andrew Walton as global head of financial services.