IPG shop Current Global has brought on Lisa Shichijo as a senior vice president in its North America healthcare practice. Shichijo comes to Current from Chandler Chicco Agency, where she served as a healthcare communications specialist. She was previously a group director at WCG, and has also worked at GCI Health and Porter Novelli. Andria Arena, who is coming on board at the healthcare practice as vice president, has previously served as a vice president at Biosector 2, Edelman and Burson-Marsteller. Current has also hired Megan Gyrion as senior manager, Scientific Communications and Beth Schifflin as senior manager. In London, Nivey Nocher will now serve as the agency’s director of health, UK.
Hill+Knowlton Strategies has appointed Jann Eicker as chief creative strategy officer in Germany. Eicker was most recently at the Engine Group, where he helped build up the agency’s German site as head of digital & innovation. He has also held leadership roles with Grey, Saatchi & Saatchi, Publicis Sapient, and prior to that, co-founded a marketing agency he managed for 10 years. At H+K, Eicker will lead the firm’s German innovation + creative hub, working to transform the way communication strategies are delivered to clients across the firm.
Vladimir Jones has brought on Jön White as director of digital and data. White comes to the agency from nonprofit organization management firm Scrum Alliance, where he served as senior manager, global digital marketing. He has also worked with such brands as worked with international brands such as Toyota, Lexus and Bank of Hawaii. In his new post, he will lead the digital team in developing, implementing and optimizing digital marketing strategies. He will also serve on the agency’s leadership team. Catherine Burdick is also joining the agency from Wieden+Kennedy as associate media director.