Jim Greenwood, president and chief executive officer of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), has appointed Jeanne Haggerty senior vice president of Federal Government Relations. She will report to Fritz Bittenbender, executive vice president, Public Affairs.
Haggerty will work as the lead in-house lobbyist for BIO and will oversee the organization’s federal government relations work across its Health, Industrial and Environmental and Food & Agriculture sectors.
Haggerty joined BIO in September 2006 as director for Federal Government Relations and was named vice president in September 2014.
Previously, Haggerty was a professional staff member for the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. She also worked for Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) on the Senate Aging Committee, for the Senate Finance Committee and in government relations at Epstein, Becker and Green.