Ken Cole is joining Pfizer on as senior vice president of government relations. Cole was previously head of global public policy and government relations at General Motors for nine years and has also worked at Honeywell.
Amy Dempster was promoted to senior manager, governmental affairs and environmental policy at the Consumer Electronics Association.
Gene Irisari is now director, government affairs at Texas Instruments. He was previously deputy chief of staff for Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas).
Pharmacist, lawyer and former state legislator Brian Gallagher is the new senior vice president of government affairs at the American Pharmacists Association. Previously vice president of compliance for Rite Aid, Gallagher has been vice president for risk management and governance at NDCHealth Corp.
Tim Isgitt has moved up to senior vice president of communications and government affairs at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.