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 Endo International hired Joseph Ciaffoni as president of US branded pharmaceuticals. Most recently, he was senior vice president of global specialty medicines at Biogen (BIIB), where he held several roles, and, before that, he worked for Shionogi Pharmaceuticals, Schering-Plough, Sanofi-Synthelabo, and Novartis (NVS).
CutisPharma hired Steven Dinh as executive vice president and chief scientific officer;
Eli Lilly promoted Joshua Smiley to senior vice president, finance, and treasurer;
Eli Lilly says Thomas Grein is retiring as senior vice president, finance, and treasurer;
Eli Lilly promoted Anat Ashkenazi to senior vice president, finance, and controller;
ClinTec International hired Alastair MacDonald as global head of clinical operations;
Cerus hired Vivek Jayaraman as chief commercial officer;
Celldex Therapeutics (CLDX) promoted Elizabeth Crowley to senior VP, chief product development officer;
Valeant Pharmaceuticals hired Christina Ackermann as executive vice president and general counsel;
Valeant Pharmaceuticals hired Scott Hirsch as senior VP, business strategy and communications;
Valeant Pharmaceuticals named Dr. Ari Kellen as executive vice president and company group chair;
Valeant Pharmaceuticals named Anne Whitaker as executive vice president and company group chair;
Valeant Pharmaceuticals promoted Tom Appio to executive vice president and company group chair;
Proteostasis Therapeutics (PTI) hired James DeTore as chief financial officer;
Proteostasis Therapeutics hired Dr. Geoffrey Gilmartin as chief development officer;
Proteostatis Therapeutics hired Marija Zecevic as vice president of business development;
HealthTell hired Bob Barrett as vice president of marketing and commercial operations;
Vitae Pharmaceuticals hired Scott Applebaum as general counsel and corporate secretary;
Oric Pharmaceuticals hired Dr. Ashraf Hanna as chief executive officer;
Oric Pharmaceuticals hired Darcy Mootz as chief business officer.