Biopharma and life sciences companies strengthened their leadership teams and boards with these personnel appointments.

McCann Health New York announced the promotion of General Manager Matt Silver to the role of President. His promotion was announced during a period of tremendous growth and industry recognition for the agency, domestically and on the global stage. 

Ashfield Advisory, an ecosystem of healthcare advisory and consulting businesses and part of UDG Healthcare plc., announced two senior leadership appointments.

The Greater Than One (GTO) Group, a privately held, global marketing and communications agency focused on providing clients with a unique blend of custom practice offerings, announced that Chris Mycek was appointed Senior Vice President of Strategy & Growth.

Goodfuse – an award-winning, fully integrated agency built to fuse humanity into communications – announced three additions to its senior leadership team with the appointments of Ellene Hu as Senior Vice President, Abigail Obre as Vice President, and Joe Jordan as VP, Creative Director. According to agency management, these hires represent new positions and will help drive what continues to be a tremendous period of growth for Goodfuse.

VMLY&R hired science veteran Sean Rooney, PhD as Chief Science Officer. The newly created role will connect science teams across VMLY&R’s growing health offering to drive brand performance and improved health outcomes.

FCB Health Network president & CEO Dana Maiman announced that George Musi joined Solve(d) — the Network’s data and media company born from creative agency DNA — as managing director.

Stuart Goldstein was hired as Chief Operating Officer at The Bloc. In the newly created role of COO, Goldstein is responsible for the execution of more than 4,500 projects per year across The Bloc’s U.S. client business. His duties include optimizing project management and identifying metrics to increase efficiency and profitability.

The Klick Group of Companies’ Chairman and CEO Leerom Segal today announced the arrival of Ryan Slipakoff as Chief Transformation Officer. Slipakoff brings a wealth of diverse expertise from across the healthcare and digital ecosystem to the newly created role. 

GSW, a Syneos Health agency and industry leader in healthcare advertising, named Andrew Schirmer as president, GSW-NY. Schirmer will lead the agency’s New York office and drive strategic results for GSW’s vast roster of domestic and global healthcare clients.