Henry Engleka joins Burson-Marsteller as US chair of healthcare practice

Henry Engleka has joined comms and PR firm Burson-Marsteller as chair of its US healthcare practice, which is based in Washington DC.

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Henry Engleka

Engleka, who joins with more than 20 years of experience in healthcare communications, will be responsible for leading and growing Burson-Marsteller’s healthcare practice in the US.

Michael Law, US CEO at Burson-Marsteller, said: “Henry has an extensive background in healthcare, as a policy expert, hospital administrator and communicator across multiple industry segments. He knows how to engage stakeholders across the healthcare system and, as such, will provide enormous value to our clients. He also is dedicated to mentoring talent and developing the next generation of healthcare communicators. I am thrilled to have Henry as a colleague and partner on our US Leadership Team.”

Prior to joining Burson-Marsteller, Engleka was senior consultant and marketing steering committee member at the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center. Before that he was executive vice president leading the New York health and wellness practice at Porter Novelli.

Engleka added: “I’m delighted to join Burson-Marsteller and contribute to its tremendous culture of ideas-driven, evidence-based communications that drive business results for clients. I look forward to growing the practice and building the firm’s expertise across the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, provider and policy sectors.”

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