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Posts Tagged ‘Helen Ostrowski’

APCO Launches Health Advisory Board

APCO Worldwide has launched a new Health Advisory Council, which will help healthcare account teams with their efforts. The new council is part of the International Advisory Council, which has 60 members from government, business, academia, and other areas.

Health Advisory Council members include Sir Liam Donaldson, former chief medical officer for England and chief medical adviser to the UK government; Helen Ostrowski, former CEO of Porter Novelli; Kavita Patel, former health policy advisor to the Obama administration; and Anita McBride, former assistant to President George W. Bush and chief of staff to First Lady Laura Bush.

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Former PN CEO Joins APCO

Helen Ostrowski, the former CEO of Porter Novelli, has joined APCO Worldwide as a senior adviser in the firm’s healthcare practice. Ostrowski stepped down as CEO of PN in 2007 to become chairman, and then stepped down from the chairman’s position in 2009. Before becoming CEO, she served as the MD of Porter Novelli’s New York office, served as a leader for the Americas, and led the firm’s healthcare group.

According to Stig Albinus, APCO’s New York healthcare lead, Ostrowski will be taking the global  group in “new directions.”