Washington, D.C. (October 17, 2013) – The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today that veteran Congressional and campaign communications strategist Jeff Sadosky has joined BIO as Managing Director of Communications and deputy to Senior Vice President of Communications, Ken Lisaius. Sadosky most recently served as U.S. Senator Rob Portman’s Communications Director, responsible for Portman’s communications strategy throughout his career in the Senate.
“Jeff is a skilled communicator and strategist. His knowledge of Capitol Hill, the media and campaign strategy is respected here in Washington and in state capitals across the country,” said Lisaius. “Jeff brings a balance of political and policy experience which will help highlight BIO’s strong track record of success and showcase the promise of biotechnology.”
“The biotech industry is revolutionizing how we cure disease, feed a growing global population and develop new sources of energy to help fuel our economy. I am excited to work with our cutting-edge members to improve media coverage and understanding of their important work. I look forward to helping educate policymakers and the public about this amazing industry,” said Sadosky.