Eli Lilly names new vice president, global communications
23 March 2020 -

Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY), a global healthcare company, announced on Friday that it has named Kathryn Beiser as its new vice president, global communications effective 6 April 2020.

In the new role, Beiser will manage all aspects of the company's corporate communications strategy, including internal and external corporate communications, media relations, crisis management, executive communications, digital and social media, and corporate brand and reputation management.

Beiser has recently served as senior vice president and chief communications officer for Kaiser Permanente. Before joining Kaiser Permanente, Beiser held the role of senior advisor with APCO Worldwide and also served as global chair, corporate practice, for Edelman Public Relations Worldwide. Earlier, she served as executive vice president, corporate communications, for Hilton Worldwide, and was vice president of corporate communications for Discover Financial Services. Beiser has also worked for several global public relations firms, including Burson-Marsteller, Golin and Hill & Knowlton where she focused on healthcare and other clients in highly regulated industry sectors. She is a member and a former trustee of the Arthur W Page Society. Presently, she serves on the boards of Bright Pink and Break the Cycle.