Davis, previously VP of corporate communications for AstraZeneca US, joined the company in July 2006.
In her new role, Davis oversees PR, internal communications, government affairs, advocacy, community relations, and corporate responsibility, including a team of 47 corporate communications employees.She now reports to Bill Bertrand, EVP of legal affairs and general counsel for MedImmune. Davis said that longtime MedImmune employee and former VP of corporate affairs Lori Weiman had left the company.
AstraZeneca also promoted Elizabeth Douglass, director of US business development at AstraZeneca, to VP of corporate communications. She reports to David Nicoli, VP of corporate affairs for the pharmaceutical company.