Hired someone new and exciting? Promoted a rising star? Finally solved that hard-to-fill spot? Share the news with us, and we’ll share it with others. That’s right. Send us your changes, and we’ll find a home for them. Don’t be shy. Everyone wants to know who is coming and going, especially with all the ongoing layoffs. Despite the downsizing, there is movement. Here are some of the latest comings and goings. Recognize anyone?
And here is our regular feature in which we highlight a different person each week. This time around, we note that Kite Pharma hired Diane Parks as senior vice president, marketing, sales, and market research. Previously, she was vice president of marketing at Pharmacyclics. Before that, she worked at Amgen and Genentech.
Kite Pharma hired Elizabeth Faust as vice president, medical affairs;
Kite Pharma hired Kimberly Metcalf as vice president, customer engagement, training, and development;
Bayer named Werner Baumann as new chairman of its management board as of May 1;
Mylan Laboratories named Tony Mauro as chief commercial officer;
Catalyst Pharmaceuticals hired Brian Elsbernd as senior vice president, legal and compliance;
Jaguar Animal Health hired Philippe Brianceau as chief veterinary officer;
OvaScience hired Paul Chapman as chief operating officer;
Berg promoted Michael Kiebish to chief precision medicine officer;
Sagent Pharmaceuticals hired Frank Harmon as executive vice president, global operations;
Ascendis Pharma hired Dr. Jonathan Leff as chief medical officer;
Theratechnologies hired Philippe Dubuc as senior vice president and chief financial officer;
Prothena hired David McNinch as chief commercial officer;
Daiichi Sankyo named Toshiaki Tojo as senior executive in charge of vaccines;
Daiichi Sankyo named Junichi Koga as executive officer and head of R&D;
Daiichi Sankyo named Katsumi Fujimoto as senior executive director, head of supply chain;
Scilex Pharmaceuticals hired Dr. Kalpana Patel as senior director of medical affairs;
Scilex Pharmaceuticals hired Christine Rosser as senior director of regulatory affairs;
Scilex Pharmaceuticals hired Damon Burrows as vice president, general counsel;
Tonix Pharmaceuticals named Bradley Saenger as chief financial officer;
Tonix Pharmaceuticals named Jessica Morris as executive vice president administration;
Capricor Therapeutics hired Dr. Leland Gershell as chief financial officer;
Bellerophon Therapeutics hired Fabian Tenenbaum as chief financial officer and chief business officer.