NEW YORK: Makovsky has promoted several staff members.
Kristie Kuhl, who has worked at the firm since 2001, was named EVP. She led the team that launched Alexion Pharmaceuticals' Soliris, a treatment that helps patients with the blood disease paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria reduce blood loss.
The firm also named Kona Luseni Barrasso and Lindsey Thompson group VPs. Barrasso recently provided media relations support for ExlService Holdings, a provider of outsourcing services.
Matt Makovsky was named VP.