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Specialist healthcare consultancy Packer Forbes Communications strengthens leadership team with appointment of Managing Director

LONDON, UK – 26 February 2014 – The longest standing independent healthcare communications agency in the UK, Packer Forbes Communications, is delighted to announce that it is strengthening its leadership team by appointing Joella Webber as Managing Director. Joella, previously an Associate Director at Packer Forbes, has been with the company for almost six years and has led a broad range of accounts including UK, pan-European and Global programmes. The leadership team also includes Alexa Forbes, CEO and Associate Directors, Sarah Close and Gayle Sawyer.
Joella Webber
Alexa Forbes said, “Packer Forbes continues to grow from strength to strength with a number of new UK and global accounts. We believe this is due to our integrated approach to healthcare communications, which is meeting client needs in today’s environment. We’ve strengthened our senior management to ensure we can continue to deliver our best offering ever whilst supporting our growing team.”Sarah Hart has further bolstered the senior team over the past year and will continue to provide expertise as a Senior Consultant at Packer Forbes. Sarah, former Director of Munro & Forster, has worked in healthcare communications for over 20 years, developing strategic communications campaigns to support brands at all stages of the product lifecycle.The leadership team will also be supported by the newly created senior management team, which will consist of Account Directors and Senior Account Directors. Sarah Avent and Gemma Rickwood both Account Directors at Packer Forbes will play a fundamental role in the running of the business.

For further information please contact:
Kate Widdicombe, HR Manager
Packer Forbes Communications
Tel: +44 (0)20 7036 8550 / e-mail:

3rd November 2014


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