Landor & Fitch appoints former Wunderman Thompson New York CEO Joe Crump as executive strategy director of experience, Americas. At Wunderman Thompson, Crump created the industry’s first inclusive experience design practice, focused on designing products and brand experiences for people of all physical and cognitive abilities. He also spent 17 years at Razorfish, where he launched the firm’s product and service innovation practice. At Landor & Fitch, Crump will lead the company’s experience strategy practice, overseeing the team across the Americas. He will also focus on new business development and organic growth. “His ability to help brands ‘see the future’ is one of his greatest strengths, and Landor & Fitch is excited for the innovation he will bring to our company,” said Landor & Fitch president, Americas Gabriel Miller. WPP owns Landor & Fitch.
Agilon Health brings on Claire Mulhearn as vice president and head of corporate communications, a newly created role. Mulhearn joins Agilon from Merck, where she was associate VP and head of health communications & engagement. Before coming to Merck, she was a senior VP at Hill+Knowlton Strategies, and has also been a healthcare communications supervisor at Ogilvy. At Agilon, Mulhearn will develop and lead the company’s external and internal communications strategy, including branding, thought leadership, PR & digital. “Beyond her extensive healthcare experience, Claire’s exhibited passion for enhancing patient care makes her an invaluable partner in advancing our mission,” said Agilon CEO Steven Sell.
Hill+Knowlton Strategies names Ritika Jauhari to lead its healthcare practice in India. Jauhari was previously a senior director at Singapore-based agency SPAG. In her new position, she will work with H+K India CEO Abhishek Gulyani to manage and drive the overall growth of the practice. “Ritika’s fresh perspective and experience will lead to significant and impactful collaborations. Her extensive knowledge of the sector will play a crucial role in further developing H+K’s healthcare practice,” said Gulyani.