BRUSSELS, 9 March 2021 – BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), a leading global communications agency, today announced the appointment of Thomas Gelin, an award-winning European healthcare policy expert, as Senior Director, Healthcare & Food.
“Thomas is widely recognized as one of the leading European healthcare policy practitioners, and he arrives at BCW at a time when our healthcare and food business is thriving,” said Andrew Cecil, CEO, BCW Brussels, to whom Gelin will report. “His expertise put us in a strong position to build on our existing success and continue to grow and transform our offering to meet the evolving demands in healthcare communications in Brussels and across Europe. Thomas’s appointment is also recognition of BCW’s long-term commitment to the healthcare and food sectors – with a service offering across the full integrated communications spectrum. We are delighted to welcome Thomas to BCW.”.
Commenting on his new role, Gelin said: “BCW Brussels has established itself as an innovative industry leader, moving people by delivering creative and digital communications solutions in a truly integrated way across the EMEA region. I am delighted to join BCW and to further expand our services in healthcare and food policy, at a time when patients, consumers, industry and experts are increasingly looking at digitally driven solutions to make a positive impact on the current policy landscape.”
Prior to joining BCW Brussels, Gelin led Porter Novelli Brussels’ healthcare team as Senior Vice President, Europe Policy Lead. Before that, he was a member of SANOFI’s international public affairs team in Washington, D.C. Gelin graduated from Sciences Po Grenoble and ESCP Business School. He is also actively engaged in both the European Health Parliament’s and Young Forum Gastein’s alumni networks.