WRG appoints client engagement director

New hire Richard McAleavy will focus on developing business within healthcare communications.

Richard McAleavy joins WRG as client engagement director with a brief to engage current and prospective clients, specifically focusing on new business activity within the healthcare communications category.

He has a nearly two decades experience of healthcare sales, marketing, business development, client service and strategic planning in both client-side and agency roles – most recently as commercial director at Spirit Medical Communications.

Reporting to Madelaine Allen, client service director, he will work across the whole group to develop business across all services and manage new client enquiries.

Allen said: "We are delighted to have Richard join the team. We look forward to him bringing innovation, passion and enthusiasm into the way we help existing and new clients."

McAleavy, added: "As a passionate believer in audience-centric communications I’m genuinely thrilled to join such a forward-thinking organisation."

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