CHICAGO—Edelman has hired healthcare public relations veteran Kym White as vice chair, health. White will report to Matthew Harrington, president and CEO of Edelman US, and Nancy Turett, global president of health and will work from Edelman’s Chicago and New York offices.
White will work closely with Edelman’s health leadership team and will initially focus on counsel and relationship development with global clients headquartered in the US.
Most recently, White was vice president, global corporate communications at Baxter International. For 16 years prior, she held major roles at Ogilvy PR Worldwide, including head of the global health practice and managing director of the New York office.