SAN FRANCISCO—Healthcare public relations firm WeissComm Partners has appointed Angela Pennington as managing director of the company’s headquarters in San Francisco. She will report to chief operating officer Diane Weiser.
Pennington brings more than a decade of communications experience working with industry leaders such as Guidant, Medtronic and Welch Allyn, as well as early stage start-ups including eCardio Diagnostics and Spiration, in such therapeutic areas as cardiology, oncology, pulmonology and gastroenterology.
She joins WeissComm from MDMC Group, a firm she founded and managed over the past two years. Prior to that, she was vice president at FischerHealth/Porter Novelli’s medical device and diagnostic practice. Earlier, she was vice president of corporate communications for Equity Marketing.