Brearley has been brought on board as associate director to spur the division’s European growth. She joins an existing team of four practitioners. Brearley will work across the agency’s healthcare practice clients including key accounts with GlaxoSmithKline and GE Healthcare.
She reports into Waggener Edstrom director and vice president of healthcare EMEA Roseann Ward.
Ward said: 'We are aiming to build on the first 12 months we’ve had as a London-based healthcare practice.'
Brearley joins the agency following four years as senior account director at rival healthcare PR shop Red Door, where she worked on accounts including Roche and The Haemophilia Society. She also spent three years at Sante Communications as account director.
‘I will be working on translating Waggener’s digital USP in to the healthcare arena and educate the clients about what we can offer,’ said Brearley.