OPEN Health Medical Communications announces Group MD promotions and welcomes new Creative Director

Written on Friday 26th April 2019

OPEN Health Medical Communications has announced the promotion of two members of its senior leadership team. Jen van Zwieten and Margot Hannah become Group Managing Directors, with responsibility to oversee and drive the strategic goals for the medical communications teams in Europe.

With 22 years’ industry experience, Margot joined OPEN Health 8 years ago when it was just starting up, and since that time has enjoyed great success developing and growing her team to over 60 medical communications experts. Jen joined OPEN Health almost 5 years ago as Director of Scientific Services before transitioning to lead the medical communications teams.

Rob Barker, CEO explained “As OPEN Health Medical Communications continues to grow both here in Europe and with our partners, Peloton Advantage, in the USA, we want to ensure we remain dedicated to our key objective of doing great work for our clients. This leadership change ensures we can continue to focus on this across the ever burgeoning teams and as highly experienced practitioners, both Margot and Jen will also continue their ‘hands-on’ approach to client work.”

Margot Hannah, Jen Van Zwieten and Chris Owens.

OPEN Health Medical Communications has also bolstered its creative team with the addition of Creative Director, Chris Owens. Chris joined the team in March with over 15 years’ experience in healthcare, previously holding senior level positions at Life Healthcare Communications, CDM and Nitrogen.

Chris told us "What a great time to join OPEN Health Medical Communications. I am excited to be part of this journey and am looking forward to driving our focus on creating fresh, purposeful solutions which engage and inspire their audiences."

OPEN Health Medical Communications, part of the OPEN Health group, was previously known as Succinct Medical Communications. OPEN Health is a family of expert practices, working in partnership to drive positive change in healthcare communications and market access.