Abid Rawn has joined Depomed as VP of sales and marketing. In this role, Rawn will be involved in all aspects of the company's commercial operations, from strategic product selection through commercialization. Rawn has more than 25 years of commercial experience in the pharmaceutical industry. He spent 18 years at GlaxoSmithKline in a variety of marketing and commercial operations positions, including as general manager of Glaxo Wellcome Saudi Arabia, director of strategic planning and lifecycle management, group director of new products planning, and director of marketing planning and development. Rawn most recently served as director of BioOncology business unit operations for Genentech, and also served in various sales and marketing positions at Bristol Myers and Eli Lilly early in his career.
Novo Nordisk appointed Pamela Harris VP for diabetes sales, managed care and government accounts. Harris, who since 2005 shared responsibility for managing the diabetes field force, will assume an expanded role of leading the company's 2,000-person field organization of representatives and managed market account executives.
Ogilvy Healthworld appointed Thomas Groves as EVP, director of account planning, in the company's professional advertising division. Groves started his career in research and planning at DMB&B. He recently joined Ogilvy Healthworld from Cline Davis & Mann where he was director of account planning.
Imc² named Chris Mycek, former VP of health and wellness, managing director for the digital marketing agency's Philadelphia office.
MediZine's REMEDY Direct Digital division has added Penelope Scott as VP, Sales and Marketing and Kathryn Darienzo as Sales Director.
CMPMedica has promoted Jill Bresnick to publishing director for the popular journals Consultant and Consultant for Pediatricians, and its website ConsultantLive.com.
PDI, a provider of commercialization services to the biopharmaceutical industry, has named Peter Tilles president of its TVG Marketing Research and Consulting unit.
Mindset Marketing Solutions, a provider of innovative zip+4 and household-level targeted marketing solutions related to disease incidence and treatment, has hired Michael Giarraputo as SVP of business development.