Caris Life Sciences® (Caris), a molecular science company developing and delivering technologies to revolutionize healthcare, today announced the appointment of Rob clark as Senior Vice President and Head of Communications.
“As a powerhouse of molecular science, Caris is leading a revolution in healthcare with new approaches to categorize, visualize and target disease in ways never before possible,” said David D. Halbert, Chairman and CEO of Caris Life Sciences. “We are very happy to welcome Rob to Caris. His strong expertise in communications and public policy will help us advance our mission to improve the lives of as many people as possible.
Mr. Clark brings to Caris more than 20 years of communications, marketing and public policy experience in the healthcare, telecommunications and energy industries. He will lead the company’s communications, corporate marketing and government relations efforts.
“I am delighted to join the women and men at Caris, who are committed to helping physicians and patients apply the best science and technology to better diagnose and treat a range of conditions,” said Clark. “I look forward to working with David, the entire management team and Caris employees to help the company reach its full potential and positively impact lives around the world. “
Mr. Clark joins Caris from ExxonMobil, where he held the position of Global Communications Manager. In this role, Clark led the company’s efforts in the areas of public and media relations, advertising, digital and social media, and employee and executive communications. Prior to joining ExxonMobil, Mr. Clark led the global corporate communications and marketing functions as Director of Communications for Medtronic, a global leader in medical technology. While at Medtronic, Mr. Clark led the corporate communications efforts for Medtronic 2015 $ 50 billion the acquisition of Covidien, the subsequent rebranding of the company and the launch of many new technology offerings and platforms.
Mr. Clark, a US Air Force veteran, holds a BA in English from The Virginia Military Institute and a master’s degree in political science from University of South Dakota. He is a member of the Arthur Page Society, a trustee of the Institute for Public Relations and a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board of the University of Florida School of Communication and Journalism.
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