Ketchum grows UK healthcare team

Ketchum has added Kate Paxton and Neil McLelland to its healthcare team in London.

Neil McLelland

Paxton, SVP and director at the Washington DC healthcare practice, is now leading the London healthcare practice as director. McLelland joins Ketchum as director of its inspired science medical education offering. Both will report into Jo-ann Robertson, partner and deputy CEO at Ketchum London.

Denise Kaufmann, partner and CEO at Ketchum London, said: “Kate and Neil bring a wealth of experience in healthcare communications, medical education and specialist team leadership, and I believe our clients will benefit greatly from their expertise.”

Paxton added: “I’m thrilled to join this well-established team. I look forward to using my experience leading a Healthcare Practice in the US to develop an even more collaborative, borderless approach to ensure we continue to deliver excellent results for our clients, while bringing exciting new opportunities to London.”

Ketchum, an Omnicom Group consultancy, has operations in more than 70 countries across six continents.

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