WPP names Wendy Lund EVP, chief client officer for health and wellness. Lund comes to the post from women's health company Organon, where she was chief communications officer. She previously served for over a decade as CEO at WPP's healthcare communications agency, GCI Health. Earlier in her career, she was vice president of marketing at Planned Parenthood. In her new role, Lund will oversee WPP's efforts to support clients in the health and wellness sector, reporting to WPP chief client officer Lindsay Pattison.
CEDIA, the global association for the home technology industry, names Christine DeJoy VP of communications. DeJoy most recently served as VP at Actual Agency. She has also worked on U.S. and international broadcast and syndicated programming for NBC, Bravo, Fremantle and CBS. At CEDIA, DeJoy will be responsible for guiding the association's global communications strategy, which includes industry awareness efforts, media outreach and building relationships with affiliated trade associations. "Christine is a gifted communicator with a fresh perspective who can tell 'the CEDIA story' to a broad range of key audiences," said CEDIA chief executive officer Daryl Friedman.
Brunswick Group brings on Pascal Saint-Amans as a partner in the firm's Paris office, effective November 1. Saint-Amans has been director of the Center for Tax Policy and Administration at The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, an international organization with 38 member countries, since 2012. He was previously an official in the French Ministry for Finance. At Brunswick, Saint-Amans will advise clients worldwide on policy and regulatory matters, including tax-related issues. "Drawing on his deep experience at the OECD and in politics, he is extremely well-placed to advise organizations on how to engage key stakeholders on tax and other critical policy issues," said Brunswick CEO Neal Wolin.
athenahealth, which provides network-enabled software and services for medical groups and health systems, hires Stacy Simpson as chief marketing officer. Simpson was most recently chief marketing officer and global head of corporate responsibility, diversity, equity and inclusion at professional services firm Genpact. She previously led marketing and communications at Publicis Sapient. In her new post, Simpson will oversee athenahealth's segment marketing, brand and communications, and research and editorial strategy functions. "With her many years of experience creating and driving global brands, she brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to take our brand to the next level," said athenahealth chairman and CEO Bob Segert.