Unilabs, a 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 Rebhan. “His broad international experience and extensive media network will be an invaluable asset as Unilabs continues its successful growth story.”
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.