Mundipharma International has appointed Susie Hackett as its new head of corporate communications.

Prior to joining the Cambridge, UK-based company she spent 16 years at Roche, most recently as its head of communications for Europe.

She said: "I am really looking forward to starting a new phase of my career at Mundipharma - it is a growing company and I was attracted by the organisation as, in line with its entrepreneurial approach, it enables an opportunity to lead the integration of strategic communications across the business creating the culture and strategic vision for the function."

Her role at Mundipharma will also see Hackett develop a corporate communications strategy to increase recognition of the firm's brand and support business development opportunities, as wella s build up its communications team.