Pegasus, an Ashfield company, part of UDG Healthcare, has grown its Pharma & Life Sciences division with the appointment of six new members of staff to strengthen its team.

Harriet Middleton joins the company as senior account director from Havas Just, where she worked across a range of healthcare communications and public relations programmes for UK and global clients. Also bolstering the Pegasus pharma team is account manager Emily Berrington who joins from Ashfield Healthcare Communications sister agency Zoetic Science. Additional new starters include: senior account executive Jack Newton from Havas Health; Kate Gerrard, account executive, former communications coordinator from Lighthouse Arts; junior account executive Francesca McDaniel from Bell Pottinger; and Biology graduate Emma Fieldhouse as junior account executive.

The team has also been boosted with several internal promotions. Kesha Tansey, Yasmin Ghariani and Megan Hollingdale have all been promoted to senior account director, strengthening Pegasus’ senior team. Further recent promotions include Trystan George to account manager and Billy Johnson to senior account executive.