Management changes at Lilly
This article was originally published in Scrip
Alex Azar is to lead Lilly's US business-to-business organisation, effective April 1st. Mr Azar, currently senior vice-president of corporate affairs and communications, becomes vice-president of business-to-business and Puerto Rico – he will oversee the company's public payer, managed care and wholesaler operations in the US and the sales and marketing operations in Puerto Rico. Mr Azar joined Lilly in 2007, having served as deputy secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) from 2005-07. Lilly has also announced that Jack Bailey, US senior vice-president of account-based markets, will broaden his responsibilities to include oversight of the US diabetes business unit. This adds to his current responsibilities for Lilly USA's oncology and cardiovascular teams, as well as the Lilly Hospital Group.