PARSIPPANY, NJ—Coyne Public Relations has added healthcare communications veteran Kelly Dencker as senior vice president and director of healthcare.
Dencker will provide counsel to existing health care clients and will work closely with the agency’s leadership on new business development and practice expansion. His category expertise and experience in the patient advocacy space includes men’s health, dermatology, respiratory disease, children’s health, urology and vision care will build upon the agency’s existing expertise in managed care, hospitals and health systems and consumer health.
Dencker joins Coyne Public Relations from MS&L Worldwide, where most recently he held the post of healthcare practice director and senior vice president. During his near 20 years with MS&L Worldwide, he provided strategic counsel and creative oversight for a range of clients with heavy emphasis in the pharmaceutical category. He recently served as the global account director for the agency’s work with Eli Lilly & Company, and oversaw major account strategy for Genentech, Sanofi-aventis, Sanofi Pasteur and Johnson & Johnson Vision Care.