FTI Consulting has expanded its strategic communications health and life sciences team with the appointment of Con Franklin as senior director and Hanna Skeppner as director.
Franklin joins FTI following three years at MHP Communications and will lead key global corporate and brand communications clients for the company’s growing healthcare business. Skeppner joins from New York agency Joele Frank, where she managed a range of healthcare accounts including Allergan and Proctor & Gamble.
The appointments bring FTI’s London team of healthcare communicators to 20.
Ben Atwell, senior managing director and practice group head, said: “We are proud to be working with an increasing roster of leading companies in the healthcare industry and out team is expanding to reflect that. Con and Hanna bring superb track records and skill sets to our team as we build on the company’s most successful year in EMEA so far.”
Franklin added: “Healthcare communications is a rapidly evolving discipline and becoming more complex to deliver based on the information needs of patients and healthcare professionals. FTI has a superb reputation in our sector for providing market-leading strategic advice, and I couldn’t be more excited to join the team.”