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Jazz Pharmaceuticals Partners with Westwood & Wilshire to Fill Medical Director, Hematology Oncology

Dr. Shirali Agarwal has joined Jazz Pharmaceuticals as their new Medical Director, Hematology Oncology. Dr. Agarwal joins Jazz from Seattle Children’s Hospital and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, where he served as a physician and Clinical Research Investigator. In addition to a Fellowship of Indian Academy of Pediatrics in Pediatric hematology Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, Dr. Agarwal has held positions of increasing related responsibility at BLK Super Specialty Hospital, Rainbow Children’s Hospital, a WHO Collaborating Centre for Research throughout his career.

The search was successfully led by Chris Tillman at Westwood & Wilshire.

At Westwood & Wilshire, we recognize that people are an organization's top asset. We are passionate about delivering premier talent to the world’s most innovative companies. We are particularly focused on companies ranging from VC-backed start-ups to mid-sized commercial entities and our assignments range from C-Suite to mid-management. Based in Los Angeles, California with additional offices in Silicon Valley, we serve our clients on a local, national and global basis.

Ribometrix Partners with Westwood & Wilshire to Fill Vice president - Lead Discovery and Research Operations

William Janzen has joined Ribometrix as their new Vice President – Lead Discovery & Research Operations. Mr. Bill Janzen joins Ribometrix following 30 years of experience across over 500 drug discovery projects. His experience in strategic lead generation activities spans academia, start-up ventures and large pharmaceutical companies. He has held executive and operational positions including executive director of lead generation at Epizyme, director of assay development and compound profiling at the University of North Carolina, president and chief operating officer of Amphora Discovery and director of lead generation technologies at Eli Lilly and Company.

The search was successfully led by Tamir Halaban at Westwood & Wilshire.

At Westwood & Wilshire, we recognize that people are an organization's top asset. We are passionate about delivering premier talent to the world’s most innovative companies. We are particularly focused on companies ranging from VC-backed start-ups to mid-sized commercial entities and our assignments range from C-Suite to mid-management. Based in Los Angeles, California with additional offices in Silicon Valley, we serve our clients on a local, national and global basis.

Agios Pharmaceuticals Partners with Westwood & Wilshire to Fill Associate Medial Director

Islam Hassan, MD has joined Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc., as their new Associate Medical Director. Dr. Hassan joins Agios from The University of Texas, where he served in the Department of Cancer Systems Imaging. In addition to his Postdoctoral Fellow at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Dr. Hassan has held positions of increasing related responsibility at the University of Texas Neuroradiology Section throughout his career.

The search was successfully led by Gerard Danishek at Westwood & Wilshire.

At Westwood & Wilshire, we recognize that people are an organization's top asset. We are passionate about delivering premier talent to the world’s most innovative companies. We are particularly focused on companies ranging from VC-backed start-ups to mid-sized commercial entities and our assignments range from C-Suite to mid-management. Based in Los Angeles, California with additional offices in Silicon Valley, we serve our clients on a local, national and global basis.

Takeda Partners with Westwood & Wilshire to Fill Medical Director of Clinical Development- Norovirus

Guy De la Rosa, MD, has joined Takeda as their new Medical Director of Clinical Development - Norovirus. Dr. De la Rosa joins Takeda from Janssen R&D, where he served as the Medical Leader-Lumicitabine. Dr. De la Rosa has held positions of increasing related responsibility at Tibotec Therapeutics, Abbott Laboratories, and Iowa Methodist Medical Center throughout his career.

The search was successfully led by Julie McDonald at Westwood & Wilshire.

At Westwood & Wilshire, we recognize that people are an organization's top asset. We are passionate about delivering premier talent to the world’s most innovative companies. We are particularly focused on companies ranging from VC-backed start-ups to mid-sized commercial entities and our assignments range from C-Suite to mid-management. Based in Los Angeles, California with additional offices in Silicon Valley, we serve our clients on a local, national and global basis.

Baxter Partners with Westwood & Wilshire to Fill Senior Director Global Regulatory Affairs Lead, Generic Pharmaceuticals

Marc Wiles, Ph. D. has joined Baxter as the new Senior Director Global Regulatory Affairs Lead, Generic Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Wiles joins Baxter from Camargo Pharmaceutical Services where he served as the Vice President of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs. In addition to earning a Postdoctoral fellow at Park-Davis Pharmaceutical Research Division, Department of Immunopathology, Dr. Wiles has held positions of increasing related responsibility at NDA Regulatory Science, Ltd., ERA Consulting, Novexel SA, and Shire, Human Genetic Therapies throughout his career.

The search was successfully led by Tamir Halaban at Westwood & Wilshire.

At Westwood & Wilshire, we recognize that people are an organization's top asset. We are passionate about delivering premier talent to the world’s most innovative companies. We are particularly focused on companies ranging from VC-backed start-ups to mid-sized commercial entities and our assignments range from C-Suite to mid-management. Based in Los Angeles, California with additional offices in Silicon Valley, we serve our clients on a local, national and global basis.

Baxter Partners with Westwood & Wilshire to Fill Global Medical Director, Clinical Development Strategy Lead

Aftab Alam, MD MBA has joined Baxter as the new Global Medical Director, Clinical Development Strategy Lead – Medication Delivery. Dr. Alam joins Baxter from Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Inc., where he served as their Director of Clinical Development and Medical Affairs. Dr. Alam has held positions of increasing related responsibility at Novartis Pharma AG, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, and Gandhi Medical College throughout his career.

The search was successfully led by Chris Tillman at Westwood & Wilshire.

At Westwood & Wilshire, we recognize that people are an organization's top asset. We are passionate about delivering premier talent to the world’s most innovative companies. We are particularly focused on companies ranging from VC-backed start-ups to mid-sized commercial entities and our assignments range from C-Suite to mid-management. Based in Los Angeles, California with additional offices in Silicon Valley, we serve our clients on a local, national and global basis.

Takeda Partners with Westwood & Wilshire to Fill Medical Director, Medical Affairs

Dr. Gregory Ursino has joined Takeda as their new Medical Director, Medical Affairs – Hematology Oncology. Dr. Ursino joins Takeda from Bristol-Myers Squibb, where he served as their Medical Director of Medical Affairs – Health Systems. In addition to his Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Rochester, Dr. Ursino has held positions of increasing related responsibility at United Health Group, Novartis AG, Glaxo Smith Kline, and Blue Cross Blue Shield throughout his career.

The search was successfully led by Michael Cane at Westwood & Wilshire.

At Westwood & Wilshire, we recognize that people are an organization's top asset. We are passionate about delivering premier talent to the world’s most innovative companies. We are particularly focused on companies ranging from VC-backed start-ups to mid-sized commercial entities and our assignments range from C-Suite to mid-management. Based in Los Angeles, California with additional offices in Silicon Valley, we serve our clients on a local, national and global basis.

Jazz Pharmaceuticals Partners with Westwood & Wilshire to Fill Senior Medical Director of Clinical Development

Todd Kirby, Ph. D. has joined Jazz Pharmaceuticals as their new Senior Medical Director of Clinical Development. Dr. Kirby joins Jazz Pharmaceuticals from Endo Pharmaceuticals, where he served as their Senior Director, Head of Clinical Development. In addition to a Postdoctoral research Fellow with Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Dr. Kirby has held positions of increasing related responsibility at Philips Respironics and Neural Signals, Inc. throughout his career.

The search was successfully led by Gerard Danishek at Westwood & Wilshire.

At Westwood & Wilshire, we recognize that people are an organization's top asset. We are passionate about delivering premier talent to the world’s most innovative companies. We are particularly focused on companies ranging from VC-backed start-ups to mid-sized commercial entities and our assignments range from C-Suite to mid-management. Based in Los Angeles, California with additional offices in Silicon Valley, we serve our clients on a local, national and global basis.

BioMarin Partners with Westwood & Wilshire to Fill Information Management Business Process Lead

Raghavan Ramanathan, Ph. D. has joined BioMarin as their Information Management Business Process Lead. Dr. Ramanathan joins BioMarin from Amazon where he served as their Corporate Program Manager, Human Resources. In addition to an MBA from the Rotman School of Management, Dr. Ramanathan has held positions of increasing related responsibility at The B-Smart Consulting Company, Third Horizon, and the University of Technology, Sydney throughout his career.

The search was successfully led by Kristin Speer at Westwood & Wilshire.

At Westwood & Wilshire, we recognize that people are an organization's top asset. We are passionate about delivering premier talent to the world’s most innovative companies. We are particularly focused on companies ranging from VC-backed start-ups to mid-sized commercial entities and our assignments range from C-Suite to mid-management. Based in Los Angeles, California with additional offices in Silicon Valley, we serve our clients on a local, national and global basis.

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Partners with Westwood & Wilshire to Fill Senior Director of Global Drug Supply and Logistics

Dr. Nigel Bowers has joined Regeneron Pharmaceuticals as their Senior Director of Global Drug Supply and Logistics. Dr. Bowers joins Regeneron from Baxalta, where he served as their Head of Inventory Strategy and Governance as well as their Director of Oncology Supply Chains. In addition to this, Dr. Bowers has held positions of increasing related responsibility at Bristol-Myers Squibb at various locations and in different capacities throughout his career.

The search was successfully led by Chris Tillman at Westwood & Wilshire.

At Westwood & Wilshire, we recognize that people are an organization's top asset. We are passionate about delivering premier talent to the world’s most innovative companies. We are particularly focused on companies ranging from VC-backed start-ups to mid-sized commercial entities and our assignments range from C-Suite to mid-management. Based in Los Angeles, California with additional offices in Silicon Valley, we serve our clients on a local, national and global basis.

Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Partners with Westwood & Wilshire to Fill Director, Clinical Science Role

Diego Gianolio, Ph.D. has joined Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. as their new Director of Clinical Science. Dr. Gianolio joins Agios from Sanofi Oncology where he served as their Associate Director Development Science, Immuno-Oncology. In addition to a Ph.D. in organic Chemistry from the University of Parma
(Italy), Dr. Gianolio has completed a Postdoctoral Fellow from Boston College and has held positions of increasing related responsibility at Genzyme throughout his career.

The search was successfully led by Chris Tillman at Westwood & Wilshire.

At Westwood & Wilshire, we recognize that people are an organization's top asset. We are passionate about delivering premier talent to the world’s most innovative companies. We are particularly focused on companies ranging from VC-backed start-ups to mid-sized commercial entities and our assignments range from C-Suite to mid-management. Based in Los Angeles, California with additional offices in Silicon Valley, we serve our clients on a local, national and global basis.

Simplee Partners with Westwood & Wilshire to Fill Vice President, Information Security Position

John Matis has joined Simplee as their new Vice President of Information Security. Mr. Matis joins Simplee from the County of Santa Barbara where he served as their Chief Information Security Officer. In addition to a holding a Master’s degree from the University of Southern California, Mr. Matis has held positions of increasing related responsibility at Audible, Inc. and Grant Thorton LLP throughout his career.

The search was successfully led by Khusbu Talati at Westwood & Wilshire.

At Westwood & Wilshire, we recognize that people are an organization's top asset. We are passionate about delivering premier talent to the world’s most innovative companies. We are particularly focused on companies ranging from VC-backed start-ups to mid-sized commercial entities and our assignments range from C-Suite to mid-management. Based in Los Angeles, California with additional offices in Silicon Valley, we serve our clients on a local, national and global basis.

Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Partners with Westwood & Wilshire to fill Sr. Clinical Scientist Role

Dr. Abdulafeez Oluyadi has joined Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. as their new Sr. Clinical Scientist. Dr. Oluyadi joins Agios from Karyopharm Therapeutics where he served as their Oncology Clinical Research Scientist. In addition to a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the University of Maryland, Dr. Oluyadi has also held positions of increasing related responsibility at MedImmune throughout his career.

The search was successfully led by Chris Tillman at Westwood & Wilshire.

At Westwood & Wilshire, we recognize that people are an organization's top asset. We are passionate about delivering premier talent to the world’s most innovative companies. We are particularly focused on companies ranging from VC-backed start-ups to mid-sized commercial entities and our assignments range from C-Suite to mid-management. Based in Los Angeles, California with additional offices in Silicon Valley, we serve our clients on a local, national and global basis.

Ribometrix Partners with Westwood & Wilshire to fill Chief Scientific Officer Position

John Reardon has joined Ribometrix as their new Chief Scientific Officer. Dr. Reardon joins Ribometrix from HemoShear Therapeutics LLC, where he served as their Head of Research and Development. In addition to a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Brandeis University, Dr. Reardon has held positions of increasing responsibility at GlaxoSmithKline where he was the SVP of Discovery Research Biology before starting as CSO at innovative, smaller sized companies including Cardioxyl Pharmaceuticals and Integrated Oncology Solutions.

The search was successfully led by Tamir Halaban at Westwood & Wilshire.

At Westwood & Wilshire, we recognize that people are an organization's top asset. We are passionate about delivering premier talent to the world’s most innovative companies. We are particularly focused on companies ranging from VC-backed start-ups to mid-sized commercial entities and our assignments range from C-Suite to mid-management. Based in Los Angeles, California with additional offices in Silicon Valley, we serve our clients on a local, national and global basis.

Acceleron Pharma Partners with Westwood & Wilshire to fill Pulmonary Medical Director Role

Dr. Jonathan Lu has joined Acceleron Pharma as their Pulmonary Medical Director. Dr. Lu joins Acceleron from Sarepta Therapeutics, where he served as their Medical Director of Clinical Development. In addition to this, Dr. Lu has held positions of increasing related responsibility at AstraZeneca and Columbia University Medical Center throughout his career.

The search was successfully led by Tamir Halaban at Westwood & Wilshire.

At Westwood & Wilshire, we recognize that people are an organization's top asset. We are passionate about delivering premier talent to the world’s most innovative companies. We are particularly focused on companies ranging from VC-backed start-ups to mid-sized commercial entities and our assignments range from C-Suite to mid-management. Based in Los Angeles, California with additional offices in Silicon Valley, we serve our clients on a local, national and global basis.

BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Inc. Partners with Westwood & Wilshire to fill Information Management Business Process Lead

Raghavan Ramanathan, Ph. D. has joined BioMarin as their Information Management Business Process Lead. Dr. Ramanathan joins BioMarin from Amazon where he served as their Corporate Program Manager, Human Resources. In addition to an MBA from the Rotman School of Management, Dr. Ramanathan has held positions of increasing related responsibility at The B-Smart Consulting Company, Third Horizon, and the University of Technology, Sydney throughout his career.

The search was successfully led by Kristin Speer at Westwood & Wilshire.

At Westwood & Wilshire, we recognize that people are an organization's top asset. We are passionate about delivering premier talent to the world’s most innovative companies. We are particularly focused on companies ranging from VC-backed start-ups to mid-sized commercial entities and our assignments range from C-Suite to mid-management. Based in Los Angeles, California with additional offices in Silicon Valley, we serve our clients on a local, national and global basis.

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Partners with Westwood & Wilshire to fill Senior Director of Global Drug Supply and Logistics

Dr. Nigel Bowers has joined Regeneron Pharmaceuticals as their Senior Director of Global Drug Supply and Logistics. Dr. Bowers joins Regeneron from Baxalta, where he served as their Head of Inventory Strategy and Governance as well as their Director of Oncology Supply Chains. In addition to this, Dr. Bowers has held positions of increasing related responsibility at Bristol-Myers Squibb at various locations and in different capacities throughout his career.

The search was successfully led by Chris Tillman at Westwood & Wilshire.

At Westwood & Wilshire, we recognize that people are an organization's top asset. We are passionate about delivering premier talent to the world’s most innovative companies. We are particularly focused on companies ranging from VC-backed start-ups to mid-sized commercial entities and our assignments range from C-Suite to mid-management. Based in Los Angeles, California with additional offices in Silicon Valley, we serve our clients on a local, national and global basis.

Baxter Partners With Westwood & Wilshire to Fill Global Medical Business Head – Medication Delivery

Ajit Patwardhan has joined Baxter as Global Medical Business Head – Medication Delivery. Dr. Patwardhan joins Baxter from Integra Life Sciences where he served as Global Head of Medical Affairs. In addition to a Clinical Fellowship in Spine Surgery at Yale University, Dr. Patwardhan has held positions of increasing related responsibility at Paradigm Spine LLC, NLT Spine, and HealthPro BioVentures LLC throughout his career.

The search was successfully led by Tamir Halaban at Westwood & Wilshire.

 

At Westwood & Wilshire, we recognize that people are an organization's top asset. We are passionate about delivering premier talent to the world’s most innovative companies. We are particularly focused on companies ranging from VC-backed start-ups to mid-sized commercial entities and our assignments range from C-Suite to mid-management. Based in Los Angeles, California with additional offices in Silicon Valley, we serve our clients on a local, national and global basis.

BioMarin Partners With Westwood & Wilshire to Fill Medical Director, Safety Science

Lori Seid has joined BioMarin as Medical Director of Safety Science. Dr. Seid joins BioMarin from Scientific Solutions, LLC where she served as Senior Medical Director. In addition to an MD from George Washington University, Dr. Seid has held positions of increasing related responsibility at Novartis, Genentech and SFJ Pharmaceuticals throughout her career.

The search was successfully led by Gerard Danishek at Westwood & Wilshire.

 

At Westwood & Wilshire, we recognize that people are an organization's top asset. We are passionate about delivering premier talent to the world’s most innovative companies. We are particularly focused on companies ranging from VC-backed start-ups to mid-sized commercial entities and our assignments range from C-Suite to mid-management. Based in Los Angeles, California with additional offices in Silicon Valley, we serve our clients on a local, national and global basis.

Takeda Partners With Westwood & Wilshire to Fill Medical Director, Clinical Development Norovirus

Libby Adams has joined Takeda as Medical Director, Clinical Development Norovirus. Dr. Adams joins Takeda from the Military HIV Research Program where she served as Senior Research Physician for Henry Jackson Foundation. In addition to a MD from the Medical College of Virginia, Dr. Adams has held positions of increasing related responsibility at the NIH throughout her career.

The search was successfully led by Julie McDonald at Westwood & Wilshire.

 

At Westwood & Wilshire, we recognize that people are an organization's top asset. We are passionate about delivering premier talent to the world’s most innovative companies. We are particularly focused on companies ranging from VC-backed start-ups to mid-sized commercial entities and our assignments range from C-Suite to mid-management. Based in Los Angeles, California with additional offices in Silicon Valley, we serve our clients on a local, national and global basis.

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