Gilead Sciences appointed John Toole, MD, PhD, to the position of SVP, corporate development. In this role, Toole will be responsible for setting the strategy for and managing the company's business development and alliance management activities. Toole joined Gilead in 1990 and most recently held the role of SVP, clinical research. Prior to joining Gilead, he was a founding researcher of Genetics Institute in Cambridge, MA.
Publicis Healthcare Communications Group's (PHCG) Publicis Selling Solutions hired Susan Beach as VP of sales. Prior, Beach was EVP of Pharmagistics, also a PHCG company. While at Pharmagistics, Beach was responsible for business development, sales, client services, and warehouse operations.