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Nicole Yost Promoted to Associate Partner; Two Other Promotions

Nicole Yost Promoted to Associate Partner; Two Other Promotions

3rd January 2011, London, Manchester, Munich, Sydney, Boston: The Life Sciences team of international business communications consultancy, College Hill has announced the promotion of Nicole Yost to Associate Partner. In addition, two staff have been promoted to Junior Account Manager, Lauren McConville (Munich) and Jayne Crook (London).

Since joining College Hill Life Sciences as Senior Account Director in May 2010, Nicole has assumed lead responsibility for a number of biotech, pharmaceutical, medical technology and venture capital clients. These include Roche Partnering, Index Ventures, Cellzome and ProSensa. Nicole has more than 10 years of life science industry experience spanning journalism, marketing communications and PR gained both in-house and within the agency environment. She has a Medical Sciences degree and is completing an MBA.

Lauren joined the team in 2007 as an Account Executive after completing a German and Zoology degree at the University of Vermont. She has worked closely with Dr. Douglas Pretsell and Dr. Robert Mayer on Austrian, Swiss and German clients including Epigenomics, Nabriva, Intermed Discovery, Marinomed, Terlomerdix, HBM BioVentures and Scil Proteins.

Jayne joined in 2010 as a Senior Account Executive with two years PR agency experience. Prior to this she completed a Biology degree from Bristol University. Jayne has been working across a broad range of clients including GE Healthcare, Cellzome, Index Ventures and e-Therapeutics.

Commenting on the promotions, Sue Charles, Managing Partner, Life Sciences said: "We are delighted to be able to attract talent at all levels and to see it flourish. At the senior level, Nicole has made a very valuable addition to the team, whilst Jayne and Lauren have added additional skills and experience enabling them to move up".

For further information:

Sue Charles
Managing Partner, Life Sciences
+44 (0)20 7457 2020
+44 (0)7968 726 585

Donna Zurcher
Managing Director, College Hill
+44 (0)20 7457 2020

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