Open Health Patient and Brand Communications has appointed Richard Buchanan Brown as an associate director, where he will join existing associate directors Louise Otterburn-Sawyer and Barney Mayles in supporting the growth of the leading London communications agency.

He will report to Vicky Bramham who joined OPEN Health Patient and Brand Communications as managing director of the PR discipline at the beginning of the year.

Richard has 15 years’ experience of healthcare communications, including directing product launches, health awareness campaigns, corporate communications and issues management for a range of leading pharma clients. He also has degrees in Medicinal Chemistry and Behavioural Psychology.

Commenting on Buchanan Brown’s appointment, MD Vicky Bramham said, “2019 represents an exciting year for OPEN Health Patient & Brand Communications and we are genuinely delighted to be welcoming someone to our team with the experience and track-record in healthcare PR of Richard.”