Amgen Inc. raised its 2015 guidance after reporting that its second-quarter earnings rose 6.9% on better-than-expected sales growth and lower operating expenses. For the year, the biotechnology company now expects per-share earnings of $9.55 to $9.80 and revenue of $21.1 billion to $21.4 billion, compared with its previously boosted estimate for per-share profit of $9.35 […]

SAN DIEGO, July 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE; Sorrento) a late-stage clinical oncology company developing new treatments for cancer and its associated pain, announced today that Mr. George Uy, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, will be leaving the Company at the end of July 2015 to join a start-up […]

July 10, 2015By Riley McDermid, BioSpace.com Breaking News Sr. Editor Another major biotech executive has jumped shipped to join an unnamed startup, after Biogen, Inc. said Friday that Douglas Williams, head of the company’s Research and Development unit, will leave at the end of July. Williams is leaving to become “the first member of a […]

DEERFIELD, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Baxalta Incorporated (NYSE: BXLT), a global biopharmaceutical leader dedicated to delivering transformative therapies to patients with orphan diseases and underserved conditions, announces the appointment of two new board members. Joining the company’s Board of Directors effective July 27, 2015, are Karen Ferrante, M.D., and Francois Nader, M.D., expanding the Board from seven to […]

Intouch Solutions proudly announces the promotion of nine employees in its Chicago office. A leading marketing agency serving the pharmaceutical industry, Intouch Solutions has seen rapid expansion over the past five years and actively promotes within the 650-person firm. The nine employees include: Elissa Bernstein, account manager, has proven herself invaluable to the Intouch team […]

NEW YORK, July 8, 2015 – Precision for Value (www.precisionforvalue.com), a Precision for Medicine Company which provides health economics, analytics, and marketing communications services to life sciences clients, today announced the further expansion of its Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) team to meet growing customer demand. Christopher Blanchette, PhD, was appointed Vice President, Health […]

Healthcare agency veteran brings professional and patient therapeutic expertise and new business development experience to growing independent agency AUSTIN, Texas, July 6, 2015 – HCB Health, one of the nation’s top 25 independent healthcare advertising agencies, announced today that Greg Niemczyk has joined the agency as a vice president, account director/business development. Niemczyk will be […]

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pfizer Inc. today announced the election of Joseph J. Echevarria to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Echevarria also was appointed to the Audit, Regulatory and Compliance and Science and Technology Committees of Pfizer’s Board. Mr. Echevarria, 58, retired as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Deloitte LLP, a global provider of professional […]

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Eleven Biotherapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: EBIO), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company discovering and developing protein therapeutics to treat diseases of the eye, today announced that Gregory D. Perry has resigned as Chief Financial and Business Officer, effective July 3, 2015. John J. McCabe, Eleven’s Vice President of Finance and Business Operations, is promoted to assume […]

PARSIPPANY, NJ–(Marketwired – Jun 24, 2015) – Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (www.ochww.com), the health behavior change specialists of Ogilvy & Mather (www.ogilvy.com), and a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY) (www.wpp.com), today announced two executive-level changes within management at the organization’s headquarters in Parsippany — with the appointment of Michael Zilligen as president of both Ogilvy CommonHealth Payer […]