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 with it others. That’s right. Send us your announcements 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 layoffs. Despite the downsizing, there is movement. Here are some of the latest changes. Recognize anyone?
And here is our regular feature. Send us a photo and we will spotlight a different person each week. This time around, we note that Melinta Therapeutics hired Lyn Baranowski as senior vp, corporate development and strategy. Previously, she was vp of commercial development at Pearl Therapeutics, which was sold to AstraZeneca for $1.15 billion. Before that, she was vp at Vatera Healthcare Partners, a venture capital firm, and worked in public affairs, business development and commercial executive roles at Novartis.
Pfizer named Bridget Walsh as vp of federal government relations;
McKesson named James Beer as exec vp and cfo;
WIRB-Copernicus Group hired Lindsay McNair as chief clinical research officer;
Tekmira Pharmaceuticals hired Bruce Cousins as exec vp and cfo;
Molecular Health hired Laura Housman as chief commercial officer;
Acord Therapeutics named Michael Rodgers as cfo;
Pharmagen hired Confidence Ekeanyanwu as quality control manager;
ZS Pharma hired Cynthia Smith as chief commercial officer;
NeuroVive Pharmaceutical hired Catharina Johansson as cfo;
European Generic Medicines Association named Nick Haggar as president;
M3 Group hired Marian Monchais as an account manager at its MDLinx Career Center.
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