12 December 2013
Véronique Masi Appointed Hill+Knowlton Strategies Healthcare Director
To further strengthen its expertise in healthcare policy and to expand its Healthcare Practice, Hill+Knowlton Strategies Brussels has appointed Véronique Masi as Healthcare Director.
Healthcare is the sector where the interests of the public, authorities, stakeholders and the industry interact most closely. Hill+Knowlton Strategies, a leading communications and public affairs consultancy, delivers accurate advice to clients and anticipates future regulatory challenges and policy needs in the EU and its Member States, while connecting all parties involved.
Véronique Masi has nearly 25 years of experience within the EU healthcare domain. Veronique adds her in-depth knowledge of decision-making processes and her unrivalled network of contacts within the European institutions and national capitals to the H+K Healthcare team.
After working for several years in the European Parliament in Brussels in the mid-1980s, Veronique joined the European Federation of Pharmaceutical industry (EFPIA) in 1989. In 1996, Veronique moved to the French-American chemical and pharmaceutical company Rhone Poulenc Rorer to set up their first European public affairs office from scratch. In 2000 Véronique started up a European public affairs office for Sanofi where she was appointed Vice President of EU Affairs in 2005. In 2010 Véronique opened an independent consulting firm and provided strategic policy advice and legal support to many pharmaceutical companies.
“Véronique has a unique set of competences, including impeccable knowledge of the regulatory landscape in the field of public health and pharmaceuticals. With an impressive track record of working for the most demanding companies, she liaises with EU and national decision makers. I am proud that Véronique joins Hill+Knowlton’s prominent healthcare team in Brussels. I’m confident she will lead it towards further excellence in order to provide continuous outstanding service to our clients”
, said Thomas Tindemans, CEO of Hill+Knowlton Strategies Belgium on the appointment.
Véronique holds a BA in Political Science with specialisation in Community and International Law and MA in International Business Law from the University of Strasbourg. A French national, Véronique is fluent in English and has a working knowledge of German.