The brief includes assisting it on matters relating to biosimilars – products produced by manufacturers other than the originator but which are similar to the originator product.
Edelman already works for the company in the US.
The appointment comes as Edelman bolsters its PA team with the hire of
Chris West as an account manager from Weber Shandwick, where he worked for four years on accounts including Cephalon UK and Bupa.
His hire follows the recent arrival of James Lundie, who joined Edelman PA after two years as deputy press secretary to Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy.