Teva reorganizes

Teva is undergoing an overhaul as of July 1. Among the changes announced Monday were the creation of a Global Generics Medicines group, which will handle launch and commercialization of its generics portfolio, as well as its over-the-counter business. Former Actavis president Sigurder Olafsson will head this new division.

Additional changes include a new Corporate Development Strategy and Innovation Group, and a new Global Corporate Marketing Excellence and Communications Group.

Teva, which recently found out it will soon navigate a world with generic Copaxone medications, has been facing a series of challenges, including a tumultuous leadership period which capped 2013. The company said in a statement that these changes “are another key step in Teva's strategic direction to create a less complex, integrated company.”

You must be a registered member of MMM to post a comment.
 

Did you miss January's Top 40 Healthcare Transformers issue? Read how these inventors, strategists, entrepreneurs and wonks are challenging, disrupting and otherwise transforming the healthcare business. And join us April 30 to honor them at the Transforming Healthcare Dinner. Click here.