Hannah Martinez joins the agency from Porter Novelli's healthcare team in New York. She had been heading up US and global accounts, working primarily with patient advocacy groups and third party organisations.
During a five-year career at Pfizer, Martinez held positions in the US and international markets in both public affairs and PR. She worked with policy makers, elected officials and the media as part of her role.
At Edelman she will report into healthcare director Steve Spurr.