BRUSSELS—Colin Mackay, former communication and partnerships director for the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations, is joining APCO Worldwide as a director of the company’s healthcare practice in Brussels.

Mackay brings more than 20 years of industry experience in the health care sector. He has an experience with various challenges pharmaceutical and medical technology manufacturers, patient and advocacy groups, and new market entrants continue to face in today’s ever-changing health care arena.

Prior to his role at EFPIA, Mackay was head of the healthcare practice for Weber Shandwick in Brussels and also held various roles with Aventis and Organon Laboratories.