Cohn & Wolfe has appointed Christine Chapman as its new senior director within the agency’s London Healthcare practice.

Christine joins Cohn & Wolfe from Weber Shandwick in London and will take on responsibility for practice operations in addition to the strategic direction of a number of key international accounts in the areas of oncology, cardiology and infectious diseases.

Commenting on her new role, Christine said: “Cohn & Wolfe is an exciting place to be – with a thriving and growing Healthcare team, all-encompassing communications expertise within the London office and a comprehensive network – and I am delighted to be part of it.”

Cohn & Wolfe London has also appointed account director Ben Seal to the agency’s Healthcare practice; he joined the agency this month from Ogilvy PR Health in Sydney.