People news from the 12/12/06 news brief
Eisai announced the following new hires and promotions: Steven Vickers has been hired as field sales director, oncology sales force. Bradley Pierson has been hired as district manager, oncology west, oncology sales force. Robert Corrie has been hired as national account manager, trade relations. John Schillo has been hired as national account manager, managed care. Patrick Gose has been hired as national account manager, trade relations. Rita Myers has been hired as director, sales systems and reporting. Anne Carlson has been hired as director, professional services. Mark Acosta has been hired as director, medical affairs operations. Cynthia Devereux has been hired as director, market research, oncology. Lawrence Kristoff has been hired as district manager, oncology north, oncology sales force. Randy Lawson has been hired as district manager, oncology south, oncology sales force. Diana Bodden has been hired as group product director, oncology. Michael Young has been hired as senior director, global oncology strategy. Rachel Bressette has been hired as information manager, hospital group. Dinah Jaunakais has been hired as associate director, medical affairs operations. Robert Bozick has been hired as director, supply operations. Kathleen Walker has been hired as director, technical support. Barry Gorewit has been hired as director, QA and Compliance. Victor Hedgecock, Jr. has been hired as associate director, quality assurance. Darbi James has been hired as director, sales training. Priscilla Nunn has been hired as senior manager, employee development. Susan DeAmicis has been hired as manager, materials. Richard Laurie has been hired as senior product manager, oncology. Lynda Parker has been hired as regional sales director, specialty east region. Lisa Chow has been promoted from associate product safety manager to manager, pharmacovigilance operations. Anthony Critelli has been promoted from senior internal auditor to associate director, financial compliance. David Levin has been promoted from manager, scientific evaluation to senior manager, business development. Catina Mumford has been promoted from associate manager, contract administration to manager, contract administration. June Nguyen has been promoted from manager, business development to senior manager, business development. Stephen Pifferi has been promoted from medical sales representative to associate manager, sales training.
Lowe Healthcare’s Integrated Communications has hired Ken Jordan as an EVP, management supervisor, on the AstraZeneca, Bausch & Lomb, Johnson & Johnson, Ross, and Sanofi Pasteur businesses. Previously Jordan spent 15 years at Sudler & Hennessey, where he rose to EVP on Astellas, AstraZeneca, Berlex, Forest Labs and Pfizer.
Marketing intelligence solutions provider ROI2 has hired Peter Ruckdeschel as business development manager.
Ziment Custom, the primary research division of The Ziment Group, announced that John Tapper has been promoted to COO of the division. This is in addition to his current title as chief methodologist. Tapper has been with the company for five years in both the chief methodologist and chief strategy officer roles. This promotion acknowledges his considerable contributions to Ziment and its success during his tenure. In his new role Tapper will report directly to Lynnette Cooke, CEO of both the Ziment Custom research division and The Ziment Group as a whole.