SAN FRANCISCO: The WeissComm Group (WCG) named Gail Cohen a global MD with responsibility for the company's international business, starting February 1. Cohen is the former chair of the global healthcare practice at Burson-Marsteller.
She will report to Diane Weiser, president and COO for WCG. Prior to 2008, when she joined Burson-Marsteller, Cohen was a member of the leadership council at the Chandler Chicco Companies, where she reported directly to the firm's founding principals Bob Chandler and Gianfranco Chicco.
A spokesperson for Burson-Marsteller said the firm is actively seeking a replacement for Cohen's position.