NEW YORK—Pharmaceutical industry veteran Michael Beckerich has joined healthcare specialist Dorland Global Public Relations as executive vice president. Beckerich spent almost a decade working in-house at Johnson & Johnson, Amgen and Warner Lambert. In his new role, he will help Dorland Global expand its geographic base and establish a strong presence in New York and will manage in-line public relations business for Dorland Global’s San Francisco office.
Most recently, Beckerich was a director of communications with Johnson &Johnson, overseeing public relations activities for McNeil Consumer Healthcare, J&J/Merck, McNeil Nutritionals and Ortho Women’s Health. Before that, he led global product communications at Amgen in California for five years, and managed product communications at Warner Lambert (now Pfizer).
His previous positions include work on the agency side at Brodeur Porter Novelli, The Rowland Company and The MWW Group.