Kate Eden joined the agency this week, after three years as corporate affairs manager at Boehringer Ingelheim. She becomes head of Edelman’s healthcare public affairs team, a cross-practice team currently comprising six consultants.
Eden will report to the agency’s MD of public affairs Alex Bigg. She will oversee key client relationships and support the drive for new business opportunities in the health and pharmaceutical industry. The agency’s current health public affairs clients include Alliance for Health & the Future, Janssen-Cilag and Nuffield.
At Boehringer Ingelheim, Eden was responsible for advising on health policy and corporate affairs, working across the product portfolio. Before this, she was senior consultant at specialist management consultancy Total Healthcare Solutions.