NEW YORK—Elinore White has joined GCI Group in New York as senior vice president and deputy healthcare practice leader. White brings more than 25 years of experience specializing in healthcare and has worked across such therapeutic areas as endocrinology, cardiovascular, oncology, central nervous system and nutrition. sHE will oversee GCI’s growing oncology portfolio and will also play a leadership role in driving the growth of the New York healthcare practice.
White joins from Manning Selvage & Lee, where she was deputy director of its healthcare practice, leading two of the agency’s largest healthcare engagements, for the sleep aid Ambien and the Alzheimer’s drug Aricept. Prior to that, she spent six years at Ruder Finn where she played a worldwide role on groundbreaking oncology brands such as the approval and launch of Novartis’ Gleevec.
In addition to her agency experience, White served as director of public relations for the New England Dairy Promotion Board and held several communications positions at Boston University’s Sargent College of Allied Health Professions.