CHPA names new VP

WASHINGTON — The Consumer Healthcare Products Association on Thursday announced that Emily Skor has been selected to serve as VP communications and alliance development, effective Feb. 14.

Reporting to CHPA president and CEO Scott Melville, Skor will oversee and provide strategic direction for all association communications, media relations, public education, brand management, consumer and market research and strategic partnerships. She also will oversee the CHPA Educational Foundation and serve as a member of the association’s senior management team.

“Emily brings to CHPA an outstanding record of developing and implementing strategic communications campaigns that raise awareness, build support and educate consumers and other stakeholders,” Melville stated. “She’ll be a great addition to the CHPA management team and will ensure the association effectively highlights the role and value of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements in our nation’s healthcare system.”

Skor most recently served as SVP at Dezenhall Resources, a nationally recognized high-stakes communications firm, where for more than a decade she counseled Fortune 500 companies and industry associations in the healthcare sector, among others. Prior to her agency experience at Dezenhall Resources, Skor managed public affairs and public relations programs for government agencies, nonprofits and industry associations as a senior account executive at Cohn & Wolf.

Skor is an alumna of Wellesley College, where she received a B.A. with honors in political science.

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