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Kythera Biopharmaceuticals Inc.

Division of Allergan PLC

Latest From Kythera Biopharmaceuticals Inc.

Allergan Acquiesces To Activist Appaloosa With CEO-Chairman Role Split, But Not Yet

Allergan will split the CEO and chairman roles as requested by Appaloosa, but only in the next leadership transition. The activist shareholder fired back with renewed opposition to leaving Brent Saunders in both top jobs.

Leadership Business Strategies

Allergan Thinks It’s Ready To Withstand Restasis Generics

Allergan’s Restasis patent cliff is imminent: full-year sales of the dry eye product declined 14% and the firm expects US generic competition by Q2. But Botox growth is steady, Vraylar is poised to add a major indication and other pipeline assets may add growth.

Sales & Earnings Life Cycle Management

Medical Aesthetics: Sales Rise For Popular Products, But Unmet Needs Remain

Botox was a game-changer, which means challengers to Allergan's blockbuster are on the way. Dermal fillers and devices also have an important role, but dermatologists say innovation is needed to fill treatment gaps. Business development is ongoing to expand companies' product portfolios.

Aesthetics Business Strategies

Appointments: Changes at Menarini, Emergent BioSolutions, Novo Nordisk, Sienna Biopharmaceuticals, The Medicines Company and DImerix

This week's appointment announcements include a new chair at Menarini, a new president and COO, and a new CFO at Emergent BioSolutions, and other new hires at Novo Nordisk, Sienna Biopharmaceuticals, The Medicines Company and Dimerix.

Appointments BioPharmaceutical
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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Dermatology
  • Alias(es)
  • AestheRx Inc.
  • Dermion Inc.
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Allergan PLC
  • Senior Management
  • Keith R Leonard, Pres. & CEO
    John W Smither, CFO
    Serge Lichsteiner, PhD, VP, Res.
    Frederick C Beddingfield, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer
    Frank Watanabe, VP, Strategy & Corp. Dev.
  • Contact Info
  • Kythera Biopharmaceuticals Inc.
    Phone: (818) 587-4500
    30930 Russell Ranch Rd., 3rd Fl.
    Westlake Village, CA 91362