Sharmi Albrechtsen

The nonprofit, educational Ida Institute, Naerum, Denmark has named Sharmi Albrechtsen as its communications specialist.

Albrechtsen brings more than 10 years of experience in marketing communications and public relations to her new post, having worked with Bristol Myers Squibb, Ferring Pharmaceuticals, and Janssen-Cilag. Most recently, she coordinated global PR for ALK- Abelló A/S, and managed corporate social responsibility programs for Sonion A/S. 

A former reporter for the Washington Post, Albrechtsen earned a master’s degree in business administration from Copenhagen Business School, and a master’s in health communications from Johns Hopkins University.