AstraZeneca has appointed FTI Consulting’s Jennie Younger as vice president global corporate affairs to lead the pharma giant’s international corporate affairs function from its headquarters in Cambridge.
Younger takes responsibility for all internal and external communications and government relations across the business.
Pascal Soriot, AstraZeneca CEO, said: “I’m pleased to welcome Jennie to AstraZeneca at this important time for our company. Jennie brings extensive communications and investor relations expertise that will reinforce our strategic progress with key stakeholders.”
Younger has some 25 years’ experience working in communications. Most recently she was senior MD and partner at FTI Consulting in London. While there, she seconded to a leading international law firm to support its implementation of a new global strategy.
She was previously Deutsche Bank’s head of global comms and client marketing for investment banking, global head of comms at GlaxoSmithKline and head of investor relations with British Gas.