NEW YORK — inVentiv Health has named Jeanine O’Kane, previously US Managing Director of Biosector 2, to a newly-created US managing director role to oversee all of the holding company’s PR services.

O’Kane now oversees Allidura Consumer, Biosector 2, Chamberlain Healthcare and Chandler Chicco Agency reporting into Lisa Stockman, president of inVentiv Health Communications. Shauna Keough takes over the vacancy O’Kane leaves behind as managing director of Biosector 2. Keough been a senior lead at Biosector 2 for five years.

Meanwhile, Julie Adrian has been promoted to the newly-created position of managing director of Chandler Chicco Agency US with oversight of the agency’s New York, Los Angeles and Washington offices, reporting into O’Kane. Adrian previously led the firm’s West Coast operations that Lisa Water will take over. Waters joined from Edelman where she led the Western region healthcare practice as EVP.

inVentiv Health’s PR firms, with the exception of Allidura Consumer, specialize in pharma — with clients that include Pfizer, Novartis and Merck among others. Allidura’s clients tend to be health and wellness programs for consumer companies like Coca-Cola and Mondelez. For now, O’Kane will continue oversight of Allidura.

inVentiv’s PR division employees about 400 people worldwide.

Image: Jeanine O'Kane