Actavis announces senior appointments
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Actavis (Iceland) has appointed Gudbjorg Edda Eggertsdottir deputy CEO, Valur Ragnarssonexecutive vice-president of third-party sales, and Doug Boothe CEO of Actavis United States. Ms Eggertsdottir joined Actavis following the company's merger with Delta, where she had been deputy CEO and managing director of exports and development since 1999. She was appointed Actavis's chief executive of third-party sales in 2002. Mr Ragnarsson joined Medis, Actavis's third-party sales division, in 2001 and was appointed managing director in October 2003. Mr Boothe joined Actavis through the acquisition of Alpharma in 2005. During the past four years, he has held a variety of management positions within the company, most recently serving as executive vice-president, US commercial and administration.