J&J strengthening manufacturing and appointments at Alexza and Inspire – People on the move

By Nick Taylor

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in-PharmaTechnologist presents its latest round up of movements in the pharma sector, including J&J strengthening manufacturing and appointments at Alexza and Inspire.

Ajit Shetty ​has been appointed by Johnson & Johnson ​(J&J​) to oversee its quality, manufacturing and compliance operations. In the newly created Shetty will report directly to William Weldon, CEO of J&J.

Alexza Pharmaceuticals ​has named Darl Moreland ​as vice president (VP), quality. Moreland was most recently VP, quality assurance and compliance at Mentor Worldwide, a J&J company, and has also worked at Genentech, Eli Lilly and Conor Medsystems.

Charles Johnson ​has joined Inspire Pharmaceuticals ​as EVP of research and development and chief medical officer. Johnson has previously worked at APT Pharmaceuticals and Genentech.

Cornerstone Pharmaceuticals ​has named Dorit Arad ​as director of research and development of its operations in Israel. Arad is the founder of NLC Pharma, Anticancer Israel and MND Diagnostics.

Colin Stewart ​has been appointed as president and CEO of Amarin​. Stewart has more than 30 years of executive experience at pharma companies including CollaGenex and ASTA Medica Group.

Selecta Biosciences ​has hired Werner Cautreels ​as president and CEO. Cautreels has previously worked at Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Sanofi, Sterling-Winthrop and Nycomed-Amersham.

Magnus Borg ​has joined Sigma-Aldrich ​as VP and chief information officer. Earlier in his career Borg worked as chief information officer at Ericsson North America and Safety-Kleen.

American Peptide Company ​has appointed Stewart Hamilton ​as sales and marketing director for Europe. Hamilton has previously worked at Senn Chemicals and Bachem. Also, Stewart White ​has joined the firm as sales account executive for the East Coast of the US.

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