Pharmaceuticals CEO Laurence
Downey, MD, will retire
effective April 30th and will be succeeded by Stephen Hill, the Marietta, GA, firm said in a
statement. Hill will join Solvay on April 1st as president and CEO.
MD, will take over as editor-in-chief
of the Journal of Opioid Management, Weston Medical Publishing announced.
RPh, CGP, has joined healthcare
marketing communications firm Pinnacle Health Communications as VP, clinical product development.
Businesswomen's Association (HBA) formally installed Elizabeth Mutisya, MD, as its 2008 president at a board meeting this
month. Mutisya is a consultant for McKinsey & Co. According to HBA, she is
also its first African-American president. In line to succeed her in 2009 is HBA
president-elect Christine Zak, VP of the allergy business unit at Sanofi-Aventis. The HBA is marking its
30th anniversary this year with what it says is an expanded commitment to
furthering the advancement of women leaders in healthcare worldwide.