Vice President and Head of Communications - Provention Bio
Kaelan Hollon is the vice president and head of communications at Provention Bio. She leads all communications for the new biotech, which looks to intercept and prevent various autoimmune diseases. She previously served as the senior director of communications at Reynolds American and also served as the organization's chief media spokesperson and head of external communications. In that role, she also led all public affairs and digital advocacy capabilities supporting Reynold’s policy objectives at the federal, state and local levels. With more than 16 years of experience in corporate communications for highly-regulated industries, Hollon has led multiple Fortune 500 companies’ work in global media relations, litigation and crisis communications, regulatory (FDA) communications, and public affairs support. Currently she leads external communications and media relations for Reynolds American, Her other prior work includes roles at Teva Pharmaceuticals, the Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association and the Consumer Healthcare Products Association. She holds an undergraduate degree from Eastern Kentucky University and is a graduate of the University of Kentucky Law School, and currently splits time between Washington, DC and North Carolina.