Karine Boulianne, a director in APCO Worldwide’s Dubai office, is a seasoned health care communications consultant with nearly two decades of experience working in the United States, Canada and the Middle East.
Throughout her career, Ms. Boulianne has counseled clients across the health care spectrum including pharmaceutical companies, home healthcare companies, hospitals and health care providers, as well as governmental bodies and community groups.
She started her career at Abbott Laboratories Canada, where she served in several sales and marketing roles in both Canada and the Middle East. Ms. Boulianne then became managing director for Choice Healthcare Solutions, a medical communications agency, where she developed operations and directional strategy for both clients and the agency.
She then joined McCann Healthcare as a senior consultant with a remit to establish its health care division in the Middle East, and later served as General Manager for Emirates Home Nursing, where she was responsible for developing and implementing the home care company’s business plan. Most recently Ms. Boulianne served as Vice President at a BIONYC, a boutique medical communications agency in New York.
Ms. Boulianne holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications and Marketing from Université Laval in Québec.