TScan Therapeutics names Heather Savelle vice president, investor relations. Savelle was previously at Argot Partners, where she was a managing director, providing strategic communications counsel to biotechnology companies across all stages of development and commercialization. She previously served as senior vice president at MacDougall Biomedical Communications. “Her extensive experience running highly effective investor relations and communications programs in the life sciences industry will be crucial now that we’ve evolved into a publicly traded company and as we approach a series of key development milestones over the near-term,” said TScan Therapeutics president and CEO David Southwell.
LetsGetChecked appoints Rebecca Silver as SVP of marketing. Silver joins the company from women’s healthcare company Kindbody, where she was a founding member as well as vice president, brand marketing. In her new position, Silver will devise, orchestrate and implement strategy and partnerships for LetsGetChecked and oversee its integrated marketing, creative and communications teams. “She will be integral to amplifying the company’s influence throughout the marketplace and building our brand identity,” said LetsGetChecked CEO and founder Peter Foley. The company, which provides direct access to telehealth services, pharmacy and at-home diagnostics for a wide range of health conditions. recently revealed a $150 million Series D Fundraise to support the expansion of its comprehensive virtual care capabilities.
Taft Communications brings on Lydia Blandon as senior director. Blandon was most a consultant at Merck, where she led the development, approval, and release of global marketing and internal communications plans and tactics within the company’s global brand strategy for oncology. At Taft, she supports Taft clients such as AbbVie, Bristol Myers Squibb, and ISPOR in developing communication plans and prepping for and executing events. "Lydia's extensive experience with regulated industries and her work in driving purpose through high impact employee communications initiatives, makes her a great match for Taft," said agency CEO Ted Deutsch.