1 April 2011, London, Manchester, Munich, Boston, Sydney: The Life Sciences team of international business communications consultancy, College Hill has announced the promotion of Dr Anastasios Koutsos to Account Manager.
Anastasios ("Tasos") joined the team in 2010 as Account Executive. Prior to moving into PR at College Hill, Tasos gained commercial and publishing experience as a Scientific Editor / Journal Development editor for BioMed Central, the open access publisher. He has a degree in Biology and a Masters in Bioinformatics and Molecular Biology from the University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece, and a PhD in Molecular Biology from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany and the University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece. During his time at College Hill he has gained experience across a wide range of communications programmes supporting corporate, financial, marketing and science outreach strategies. His clients include Roche Partnering, Cerenis Therapeutics, Prosensa Therapeutics, BioInvent International, Forbion Capital Partners and BAC.
Commenting on the promotion, Sue Charles, Managing Partner, Life Sciences said: "Tasos has been fast tracked for promotion on the back of his excellent performance and rapid skill development. He joined us with a solid understanding of molecular biology, journalism experience and a good commercial outlook, all important skills for our clients. This has now been enhanced by his exposure to more commercial PR: In addition to excellent media relations skills, Tasos has also developed a good understanding of client and project management."
For further information:
Managing Partner, Life Sciences
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