CLYDE GROUP HIRES SHANNON MURPHY AS DIRECTOR OF HEALTHCARE AND JACK MALLORY AS ASSOCIATE TO GROWING STAFF
Washington, D.C., — Washington-based public affairs and communications firm Clyde Group today announced that Shannon Murphy has joined the firm as their Director of Healthcare. Bringing expertise in global public relations and communications counsel, working across pharmaceutical, medical device, non-profit and hospital spaces, Shannon will strengthen the firm’s communications efforts for healthcare companies. Additionally, Clyde announced the hiring of Jack Mallory as an Associate. Jack, who brings experience in corporate, financial and crisis communications, will support the firm’s work across education, finance and technology.
Most recently, Shannon worked with the team at Burson-Marsteller, where she supported branded and unbranded work for global pharmaceutical companies. She was instrumental in supporting Medtronic, a global medical device company, in reaching data milestones for five global clinical trials and publication of each in the New England Journal of Medicine. She brings experience in thought-leadership platform development, coalition development, FDA Advisory Committee support, clearance and approval support, product launch and commercial availability and third party partnership development.
“As Clyde Group continues to grow our healthcare practice, including major pharmaceutical companies, the nation’s foremost patient advocacy coalition and the most advanced research project in the world, Shannon’s strong range of experience and expertise in the healthcare sector will prove invaluable on multiple fronts,” said Alex Slater, Clyde’s Founder and Managing Director
Shannon holds a Master of Communications from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications, Public Relations from James Madison University.
Jack joins Clyde from Hiltzik Strategies, a leading crisis-management firm based in New York City. There, Jack supported the Hiltzik team in devising media strategies, including strategic counsel, crisis management and profile management, for influential companies, organizations and high-profile individuals across the entertainment, tech, finance, public affairs and media industries.
“Jack brings valuable experience in rapid response and crisis support that will bolster Clyde’s approach to reputation management, issues management and crisis solutions,” said Alex Slater. “Jack is joining us from one of the best practitioners in the country and we’re excited to have him apply those skills here.”
Jack graduated with honors from Skidmore College where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Government.
Clyde Group is a Washington-based communications and public affairs agency advising global corporations, major non-profits, advocacy groups and exciting start-ups. More information on the firm can be found at clydegroup.com.