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Havas Life Medicom recruits from Pan

Published on: 14/10/14

Healthcare comms firm Havas Life Medicom has appointed Jon Linscott to its team to serve as a senior director.

Linscott takes nearly two decades of brand and creative leadership experience to the firm, and his new role sees him developing the 40-strong creative, design and digital teams there.

He arrives from creative agency Pan where he had held a number of senior positions, and prior to that Linscott also worked at Torre Lazur McCann and LPB Advertising.

Chemia appoints network manager

Published on: 01/10/14

Creston Health-owned network of agencies offering Chemia has hired a manager to run its operations.

Ellie Duncanson-Hunter has been appointed manager of the Chemia Network, which is an integrated selection of agencies that provide a range of marketing and comms services.

Duncanson-Hunter will manage the day-to-day running of the company and report in to the Chemia leadership team which comprises Tim Bird (Cooney/Waters Group); Eric Hansen (PAN); and Andrew Thomas (Red Door Communications).

PAN hires two account handlers

Published on: 25/09/14

Creative agency PAN has appointed two new account handlers in Rosemary Behan (pictured) who joins as account director, and Margaux Chung as account manager. 

Behan joins from Woolley Pau Gyro where she worked as a senior account manager, and prior to that she fulfilled an account manager role at TBWA/Paling Walters. Her recent experience has been in respiratory, oncology, smoking cessation, gastroenterology, and systemic sclerosis.

New managing director for PAN

Published on: 17/09/14

Creative comms agency PAN has appointed a new managing director in Eric Hansen who replaces the recently-departed Jon Linscott.

Reporting in to Catherine Warne who is the chief executive for owners Creston Health, Hansen will lead the PAN board of directors comprising Arron O’Hare, creative director; Julia Straker, director of strategic brand planning and Sarah Verhoeff, director.

Hansen has previously been the managing director at Ogilvy Healthworld and CDM London, but was most recently the MD of ROCK medical education.

Life hires principal writer from PAN

Published on: 15/08/14

Catriona Hampton has joined Life Healthcare Communications in Windsor, UK as a principal writer.

Hampton who graduated in Immunology at King’s College in London, combines scientific rigour with creative flair in her work according to the firm. Formerly the head of copy at fellow agency PAN Communications, Hampton is an experienced copywriter and concept generator.

PAN expands creative team with two hires

Published on: 20/06/14

Creative agency PAN has increased its team by hiring two new people in Minas Maroudas (pictured) who joins as senior art director, and Mike Brightley as senior copywriter.

Maroudas and Brightley both join the firm from Ogilvy Healthworld, and PAN has also bolstered the team within its ranks by promoting Gareth Goh to the position of senior copywriter.

PAN appoints two and promotes three

Published on: 23/05/14

Creative agency PAN has reinforced its account handling and planning teams with two new arrivals and three promotions.

Aisha Regan (pictured) has joined the firm as a senior account manager and Larissa Fleming as an account manager.

In addition, Helen Valentine has been promoted to senior account director, Sophie Gibbs to Senior account manager and Parrus Doshi to brand planner.

PAN promotes within its ranks

Published on: 02/04/14

Claire Hay has been promoted to associate director at creative comms agency PAN

Hay joined the agency as a senior account manager from Publicis Life Brands in June 2009.

In her new role at the firm she will ensure that influential creativity is expanded upon in its campaigns and, where appropriate, will incorporate digital solutions.  

Hay will continue to have client involvement and her key accounts include Astellas, GSK and Takeda - and will join PAN’s other associate director Jan Reiss on the management team.

PAN hires new associate director and head of Art

Published on: 10/10/13

Creative agency PAN has strengthened its senior team with the arrival of Jan Reiss as associate director and the promotion of Rafe Burchell to head of Art.

Reiss has been travelling for the past year but was previously senior account director at both DDB Remedy and Langland Advertising.

In his new role as head of Art, Burchell who has been with PAN since April last year will deputise for creative director Arron O’Hare. 

PAN promotes Sarah Verhoeff to Board director

Published on: 24/09/13

Sarah Verhoeff who joined PAN in January has been promoted to director and joins the agency’s Board.

Previously business director at the UK office of Euro RSCG Life as it was then known (now Havas Life), Verhoeff has become an integral member of the PAN team.

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