Kim Walker
Kim Walker

GCI Health London has brought on Kim Walker as deputy managing director. Walker previously served as head of Liberation Unlimited, a boutique healthcare communication agency that is part of Health Unlimited. She has also been associate marketing manager at the Johnson & Johnson diabetes medical devices company, Lifescan EMEA. Walker will report to new UK managing director Kath Kerry. In January, Kerry succeeded Rikki Jones, who moved to Singapore to become GCI’s managing director, Asia-Pacific.

Laura Pair
Laura Pair

4media group has named Laura Pair its first managing director. The company has also brought on Daniel Schwartzberg as senior vice president of media relations and Matthew Hamilton as senior vice president of client relations. Before coming to 4media, Pair was senior vice president and group sales director at Atlanta-based marketing and advertising firm Definition 6. She has been hired to execute 4media’s go-to-market strategy. Schwartzberg was also previously with Definition 6, serving as senior vp, media relations/products and services. Hamilton joins 4media from Nielsen, where he served as associate client director. UK-based 4media group now operates offices in six U.S. cities.

Ian Lipner
Ian Lipner

LEVICK has hired Ian Lipner as senior vice president. Lipner comes to LEVICK from LEWIS, where founded and led the firm’s Washington office, serving as vice president. He played a key role in developing the firm’s first social media management services, developing and deploying industry-first global measurement methodologies, and launching the agency’s dedicated global research function. “With technology companies facing ever-increasing challenges from Washington and the EU, competitors, and litigation, it is tremendously advantageous to have someone on the team who so deeply understands the technology and the communications and public affairs issues which are arising,” sais LEVICK chairman and CEO Richard Levick.