Emilio de Benito joins LLYC as Senior Advisor for Healthcare in Europe
LLYC strengthens its commitment to the Healthcare Europa department with the incorporation of Emilio de Benito as Senior Advisor specialized in healthcare. He will contribute his vision and extensive experience in the healthcare sector and in health information to offer clients strategic solutions in a leading and essential field in mid-transformation.
Emilio de Benito has more than 20 years of experience as a news writer at El País, where he was in charge of health and science information at the daily paper. He has also collaborated with other media outlets like Cadena SER, La Sexta and magazines like Shangay and Zero. He has been President of the National Association of Health Reporters (ANIS) and lectured in social and health journalism at the Complutense, Carlos III and Rey Juan Carlos Universities in Madrid, Valladolid University and Murcia University and in Medellín (Colombia). He has written the novel “Diario de Juan”. Emilio holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Sciences from the Complutense University of Madrid and a Master’s Degree in Journalism from the El País School/Autonomous University of Madrid.
According to Gina Rosell, Partner and Senior Director for Healthcare Europa at LLYC, “Emilio is one of the most renowned health journalists in our country. He will contribute an extremely valuable vision and knowledge to the team to continue offering our clients solutions on the management of reputation and communication in the field of health – a highly specialized and regulated sector. For me and for the whole team, it is a genuine privilege to be able to count on Emilio”.
“I am very grateful to the proposal made by LLYC to remain active in the sector. After more than 20 years as a journalist, I feel this is a very stimulating challenge to change sides in the information process. I hope to be able to contribute my practical experience to the best communication in a critical and important sector like health, which comes under such close scrutiny”, states Emilio de Benito.