Syneos Health Communications Bolsters Value, Access and Public Affairs Offerings with Key Senior Hires - Seite 2
Laura Keehner Rigas, Senior Reputation Strategist, Public Affairs and Value Access, brings a 20 year track record of communications and public affairs successfully managing large teams and providing strategic counsel to C-suite level leadership in state and federal government and non-profits. She joins Syneos Health from the Office of the Secretary at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and previously served in senior roles at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Department of Justice.
Aneeb Sharif, Global Value and Access Strategist, Risk and Reputation Management, has a long tenure working with global biopharma and life science companies including Janssen, Novartis, and Lilly on the intersection between public affairs and value and access. He was previously Vice President of Health at Edelman.
These new hires complement the existing depth of talent at Syneos Health Communications who hail from prior experience in Congress, the FDA, provider organizations, commercial payers, financial institutions, the law and public health. They are on executives’ speed-dials for needs at the intersection of policy and communications, including matters surrounding the affordability of medicines, compassionate use, safety, risk mitigation, shifting policy landscapes and barriers to access.
Agencies within the Syneos Health Communications portfolio specialize in payer communications and access marketing, connecting insights, data and trends to motivate behavior. They also have access to cross-functional Value and Access expertise across the clinical to commercial product development spectrum.
Syneos Health Communications agencies work in scalable, purpose-built teams that partner across disciplines and geographies to accelerate brand performance. The portfolio includes GSW, GSW Managed Markets, Chandler Chicco Agency, Biosector 2, Chamberlain Healthcare Communications, Managed Markets Communications, Navicor, Cadent Medical Communications and Addison Whitney, among others.
About Syneos Health
Syneos Health (Nasdaq:SYNH) is the only fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions organization. The Company, including a Contract Research Organization (CRO) and Contract Commercial Organization (CCO), is purpose-built to accelerate customer performance to address modern market realities. We bring together approximately 25,000 clinical and commercial minds with the ability to support customers in more than 110 countries. Together we share insights, use the latest technologies and apply advanced business practices to speed our customers’ delivery of important therapies to patients. To learn more about how we are Shortening the distance from lab to life, visit syneoshealth.com or subscribe to our podcast.