Please login to the form below

Not currently logged in
Email:
Password:

Astellas appoints Moyra Knight to comms role

Will head up corporate and employee communications in the Americas
Astellas Moyra Knight

Moyra Knight has moved from Baxter to Astellas to become the Japanese company's head of corporate and employee communications in the Americas region.

It's a role that will make responsible for developing and leading corporate brand initiatives and reputation management activities across North and South America.

She will also be tasked with leading Astellas' corporate social responsibility, executive communications, employee and digital communication and corporate media relations.

Knight has more than 20 years of communications experience in both the health care and consumer industries. She spent six years at Baxter International and prior to that worked at Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide and Kraft Foods.

In her new role she will report directly to  senior vice president, chief communications officer Jeff Winton, who joined Astellas last year from Lilly.

Winton said: "I am thrilled to add someone with Moyra's reputation and proven track record to the new and growing communications team at Astellas. Moyra's breadth of experience along with her approach to leadership will help accelerate Astellas' brand awareness."

4th August 2014

From: Marketing

Share

Tags

Featured jobs

Subscribe to our email news alerts

PMHub

Add my company
Healthcircle

We're Healthcircle – an award-winning healthcare advertising and creative communications agency, offering a holistic approach to brand health. With a...

Latest intelligence

Patient journey mapping: exploring the clinical and the emotional journey
By Chris Hodgson, Neil Rees, Sumira Riaz and Karen Petticrew While we can all agree that the value of developing a patient journey map cannot be underestimated when exploring the...
Precision medicine at Blue Latitude Health
At Blue Latitude Health we have identified 90+ insights about commercialising precision medicines. Check out our video to get a run down on three core components of the commercialisation and...
Understanding the evolving CAR-T market
In 2017 the approval of the first CAR-T treatment took the world by storm, transforming the way cancer is treated, but two years later more than 500 CAR-Ts are in...

Infographics