SAN FRANCISCO — Allison+Partners has hired health communications veteran Michelle Webb as managing director and North American health practice lead. Webb will be responsible for evolving the agency’s health practice to create a more robust, cohesive, and scalable offering. Most recently, Webb (pictured) was a senior VP at BCW, where she led a corporate health communications portfolio and focused on integrated campaigns for pharmaceutical, device, and nonprofit clients. She’s also held senior communications roles with APCO and The Brookings Institution’s Center for Health Policy.

ST. LOUIS — FleishmanHillard has promoted five members of its team to new DE&I leadership roles across its US offices. They are Rachel Coleman, DE&I director of FleishmanHillard in Chicago; John Soriano, DE&I director of FleishmanHillard in Los Angeles; Francesca Weems, DE&I director, FleishmanHillard in San Francisco; Chavonne Jones, DE&I storytelling managing editor, FleishmanHillard in New York; and Cheyenne Cameron-Pruitt, DE&I program manager, FleishmanHillard in Sacramento. The leaders’ responsibilities will focus on the agency’s internal DE&I progress on a global level, supporting chief diversity and inclusion officer Adrianne Smith. They are also part of the firm’s DE&I client practice, True Mosaic.

NEW YORK — Weber Shandwick has expanded two leadership roles as part of its larger effort to integrate its practices and operations across North America. Pam Jenkins, who is president of global public affairs and Weber Shandwick South, will now also serve as head of practice and sector integration for North America. Rona Komar, president of Weber Shandwick Central, will take on new responsibilities as the firm’s North America general manager. Both positions are new roles aimed at accelerating the firm’s transition to a multi-disciplinary approach to client services.