Kristie Kuhl
Kristie Kuhl

Finn Partners U.S. pharma team lead and senior partner Kristie Kuhl has been promoted to the role of health practice managing partner.

Kuhl, who previously held executive vice president positions at Cohn & Wolfe and Makovsky & Company, joined FP in 2015. As senior partner of the health practice, she was responsible for the agency’s range of pharmaceutical efforts, which included biotechnology, pharmaceutical and specialty pharma.

As managing partner of the agency’s health unit, she’ll now oversee Finn Partners’ New York and Chicago health groups as well as its U.S. pharma team. She remains stationed in Finn’s New York headquarters and will report to managing partner and global health practice Director Gil Bashe.

“Kristie is highly regarded in the industry for leveraging best practices in communications to positively impact patients’ lives,” Bashe told O’Dwyer’s. “As a lawyer, Kristie also brings deep expertise in the regulatory environment, guiding clients to help accelerate patient awareness about disease symptoms and medical solutions.”