NEW YORK — Health consultancy Rabin Martin has named Robert Mallett chief executive officer, succeeding Jeffrey Sturchio who will remain in an advisory role as chairman. Mallett (pictured) will guide Rabin Martin’s strategy and drive the company’s progress toward improving health for underserved populations globally. His three decade career includes serving as city administrator and deputy mayor of Washington, D.C. and co-leading a major Pfizer effort to expand global access to medicines.
NEW YORK — Benjamin Robinson has been named to the newly created position of chief administrative officer for Taylor. Robinson will be responsible for oversight of critical operational and strategic functions including performance management, process improvement, risk management, compliance, corporate social responsibility, ethics, talent acquisition and retention, supply chain of agency strategic partners and vendors, as well as a leadership role in diversity, equity and inclusion. Previously, he was senior VP, chief administration officer for Prudential Annuities.

WASHINGTON —Erin Weinstein has joined SKDK as senior VP in the public affairs practice. She will also serve as co-lead of the healthcare communications practice. Most recently, Weinstein served as VP of marketing and communications for the Greater Washington Partnership. Before that, she held senior communications roles at Stanford Health Care | Stanford Medicine, and served as director of public affairs and senior advisor to US Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker.

SAN DIEGO — Crowe PR has hired Adriana Stan as group manager, healthcare technology and professional services. Stan brings over 12 years of communications experience, having spent several years as PR director at Condé Nast followed by Hearst Magazines where she managed PR campaigns for top-tier publications and corporate accounts. In her most recent role as a strategic communications consultant, Stan helped various brands develop comprehensive thought leadership programs.

BOSTON — Nickerson has hired Paul Doyle as director, PR & communications. Doyle joins Nickerson with a 15-year track record of executing PR programs and campaigns for local, national, and global clients in technology, real estate, health care, higher education and public affairs.  Most recently with Boston-based Denterlein, Doyle helped lead strategic communications for the opening of Encore Boston Harbor.

CHICAGO — Anel Ruiz will be joining Culloton + Bauer Luce as a senior VP after completing her tenure as press secretary to Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot. Earlier in her career, Ruiz served as public affairs director for Chicago’s department of public health.