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Asia Executives On The Move: New Daiichi CEO, WuXi CMO

The coming of spring has seen the announcement of multiple executive moves in the Asia Pacific region, including a new CEO at Japan's Daiichi Sankyo, while WuXi Apptec and llumina have also made new appointments. Other personnel changes also take place at Shionogi Healthcare and the top of Japan's main regulatory agency.

Appointments China

Janssen India MD To Depart

Significant leadership change is underway at J&J India, with Janssen India chief Sanjiv Navangul on his way out. He will be succeeded by senior J&J hand, Sarthak Ranade, who will need to handle some delicate issues pertaining to Sirturo while also keeping the flow of innovative products from the parent company to India going.

Commercial Appointments

Executives On The Move: VPs Exit Pfizer And Janssen For New Posts, And Royal DSM Chooses New President

US affiliate of Japanese pharma Astellas taps Pfizer exec for its SVP and Head, Medical Affairs and synthetic biotherapeutics firm Synlogic appoints Janssen VP, GI as its CSO. Dutch multinational Royal DSM chooses new President, DSM Biomedical.

Appointments BioPharmaceutical

Executives On The Move: Departures From Big Pharmas Novo Nordisk, J&J And Lilly To Oncology-Focused Firms

A new COO arrives from Novo Nordisk at Danish immunotherapy firm CytoVac and a J&J Vice President becomes CEO of Xcovery, developer of therapies for advanced tumors. From Eli Lilly, DNA damage response company Artios Pharma adds a CMO.

Appointments BioPharmaceutical

Executives On The Move: Top Hires At FORMA And Synspira, And Perrigo Brings On New Finance Talent

Genentech SVP now CEO of cancer medicine developer FORMA Therapeutics and a new CEO also for cystic fibrosis treatment firm Synspira Therapeutics. At OTC pharma Perrigo, CFO appointment is announced.

Appointments BioPharmaceutical

Executives On The Move: Changes to Development Posts At Amgen, Orchard Therapeutics, Tilray, Genentech And NGM Biopharma

It’s all about development — Amgen Development VP now CTO at rare disease firm Orchard Therapeutics, and Goldman Sachs exec is chief corporate development officer at pharma/cannabis business Tilray. Meanwhile, Genentech early clinical development VP switches to CMO spot at cardio-metabolic and liver disease company NGM Biopharma.

Appointments BioPharmaceutical

Asia Executives On The Move: BeiGene, Henlius, Dainippon Sumitomo

Another busy time for executive moves in the Asia Pacific region, as Amgen China GM joins Henlius, BeiGene appoints new immuno-oncology CMO and Sumitomo Dainippon names a new digital health head. Changes also take place at Ascentage, Harbin Pharma and AdvaMed.

Appointments Asia Pacific

Obituary: James Diamond, Former ABPI President

A highly respected industry leader, James Diamond served on the board of Beecham Group and was elected president of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry in 1986.

Appointments BioPharmaceutical

Executives On The Move: C4 Therapeutics Appoints A CMO, Innovio Pharma Brings In A COO, And A Departure At The Top For Sandoz

Targeted protein degradation company C4 Therapeutics welcomes former Novartis development leader as its CMO and immunotherapy technology firm Innovio hires a COO. At Sandoz, the chief executive departs.

Appointments BioPharmaceutical

Executives On The Move: Biology Leader Exits Gilead, And Promotions At Mitsubishi And Sanofi

Exiting Gilead biology leader lands CSO post at blood cancer company Amphivena Therapeutics. Sanofi moves its Brazil general manager to head China Emerging Markets Business Unit and Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America promotes area director to VP, ops and strategy.

Appointments BioPharmaceutical

Asia Executives On The Move: Sanofi, GSK, Merck

The coming of spring has brought with it a plethora of pharma executives changes in the Asia Pacific. Sanofi has a new China GM, Merck China R&D head leaves for a startup and Daiichi Sankyo has a new head for its generics business.

Commercial Appointments

Executives On The Move: Bio/Med Changes Made From Lilly And Amgen, And A Step Up R&D Ladder At Daiichi Sankyo

Eli Lilly & Co’s Biology VP takes on SVP, Discovery role at gene regulatory mechanism firm Fulcrum Therapeutics, and Amgen Med Affairs exec becomes CMO at Matinas BioPharma Holdings. At Daiichi Sankyo, R&D leader steps up to Global Head, R&D position.

Appointments BioPharmaceutical
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