LONDON: Hill+Knowlton Strategies has bolstered its UK healthcare team with the appointment of Mary Hicks as a director.
Hicks will lead the Harley St. Clinic account, as well as several pharmaceutical company programs for the UK market.
She joined the agency following two years as a director at healthcare communications shop TogoRun.
Hicks' two decades of experience also includes time at Clew Communications and two years running her own agency, Mary Hicks Healthcare.
“[Hicks'] creativity and strategic thinking will be an essential contribution to H+K's healthcare team,” an H+K spokesman said. “She understands how to translate complex science into accessible language and, above all, has an overriding passion for healthcare.”
Hicks' appointment is one of several recent additions to H+K's healthcare team, including David Bowen as global head of healthcare and Sue Cook as MD of the London office.
This story originally appeared on the website of PRWeek UK.