08 October 2019
PRESS RELEASE: Unilabs Appoints Alistair Hammond as Director of Communications
Geneva, 8 October 2019: Unilabs, the leading European diagnostic services provider, has appointed Alistair Hammond as its new Director of Communications.
In his new role, Hammond will be responsible for all internal and external communications, including public affairs, executive communications, and public relations. He will report to Christian Rebhan, Unilabs’ Chief Medical Officer and Head of Customer Excellence.
“We are delighted to welcome Alistair to the team,” said Christian Rebhan. “His broad international experience and extensive media network will be an invaluable asset as Unilabs continues its successful growth story.”
Alistair Hammond joins Unilabs from CWT, the global travel management company, where he was Global Director of Media Relations and PR. As a financial journalist, PR consultant, events moderator, speechwriter, and media relations trainer, he has more than 20 years of experience in the world of media and communication.
Hammond is a multilingual globetrotter, having worked with large global institutions across many sectors, from the Vatican Bank to Merrill Lynch, a Google subsidiary, and Publicis Groupe. He started his career as a foreign correspondent for Bloomberg in Indonesia, before running European coverage for Dealreporter and Debtwire, then part of the FT’s Mergermarket unit.
A British citizen, he will be based in London and Geneva.
Pauline Kropp, Communications Specialist
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Unilabs is one of Europe’s largest and fastest-growing diagnostics companies. It offers a complete range of laboratory, pathology and imaging services for patients all around the world. With 12,000 employees across 110 imaging centres and 250 labs in 16 countries, we perform close to four million lab tests a week – saving lives every single day.