NEW YORK—Cohn & Wolfe has appointed Olga Fleming as executive vice president and managing director of its New York healthcare practice. She will assume a leadership role on select clients, develop digital strategies to support client activities, help develop talent and drive marketing and thought leadership programs.

She will be based in New York and reports to Donna Imperato, Chief Executive Officer.

Fleming joins Cohn & Wolfe from Biosector2, a Chandler Chicco Company, where she worked with several of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies, includinbg Eli Lilly & Company, GE Healthcare Biosciences, GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis, Pfizer, UCB and Wyeth.

Prior to her role at Biosector 2, Fleming was Senior Vice President at CPR Worldwide, a Fleishman-Hillard company, where she managed teams in New York and London. She was previously founder and principal at CPR Financial Communications (later acquired by Weber Shandwick), where she led shareholder communications, financial media relations, and issues and crisis management for biopharmaceutical companies.