WCG (http://wcgworld.com), an independent global strategic communications consulting firm, announced that it has hired four senior professionals to strengthen its ability to provide leading-edge strategy and delivery for its healthcare clients. These hires include Leslie Wheeler, practice leader; Courtney Walker, group director; Cira Montreys, Ph.D., group medical director; and Shelley Parsons; group director, creative.
"These hires underscore our philosophy of hiring the best people with real-world, hands-on experience in diverse business sectors and disciplines to ensure we are delivering the most relevant, impactful and integrated communications solutions to our clients," said Jim Weiss, chairman and CEO. "These four leaders have proven track records with leading healthcare clients and the analytic and creative skills they can apply directly to help them achieve their business goals. They will add immediate value by helping our clients formulate communications strategies, launch and position their products and services competitively and sustainably, extend brands, grow sales, forge collaborative alliances and protect their corporate and product brand reputations."
Wheeler joins WCG from DNA Medical Communications, a division of Weber Shandwick, Walker joins WCG from Edelman. Montreys joins WCG from Evolution Medical Communications. Parsons joins WCG from DDB Remedy.