90TEN appoints Abigail Last as an associate director

90TEN Communications has appointed Abigail Last (pictured above right) as an associate director and Jaya Shumoogam (above left) as a senior medical writer.

Carole North, 90TEN’s CEO, said: “Recruitment in healthcare communications is challenging, so we work hard to make 90TEN a place where the brightest brains in our sector want to come to build their careers and share their expertise.

“Recruiting talented, inspiring people like Abigail and Jaya helps us to make 90TEN one of the best consultancies in the industry and we are delighted to welcome them to the team.”

Last joins the London-based healthcare comms agency from MSL, where she spent 18 months as an associate director, prior to which she served at Porter Novelli London and before that Red Door Unlimited.

Shumoogam moved to 90TEN from Ketchum’s Inspired Science, having previously been a managing editor at Thomson Reuters. She now takes up a role as a senior medical writer within the agency’s medical education company 90TEN Medical.

Meanwhile, 90TEN last month won Specialist Consultancy of the Year at the PRWeek UK Awards, where its account director Amy O’Connor also picked up the Young PR Professional of the Year prize.

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