Eli Lilly announced the appointment of R. David Hoover to its board of directors, effective yesterday. Hoover is the chairman, president and CEO of Ball Corporation, a metal and plastic packaging manufacturer. As a member of Lilly's board, Hoover will serve on both the audit and compensation committees.
Valeritas, a medical technology company focused on drug delivery solutions, has appointed Kristine Peterson to CEO. Peterson was most recently company group chair of Johnson & Johnson's biotech business, where she was directly responsible for commercial, R&D and supply chain/manufacturing for biotech, oncology, immunology and cell therapy. Before that, she was J&J's EVP, pharmaceutical group strategic marketing.