SAN DIEGO, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN) announced today that Vincent P. Mihalik has been appointed Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing and Chief Commercial Officer. Mr. Mihalik brings more than 30 years of experience across multiple commercial roles, including global product development, sales and sales management, product launches and brand management. His career has focused on diabetes, with numerous leadership roles at leading pharmaceutical companies.
Before joining Amylin, Mr. Mihalik was Vice President of Global Brand Development Diabetes and Endocrine Platform Team Leader at Eli Lilly and Company, where he managed the second largest therapeutic area for the company and was responsible for product development beyond Phase 2b to launch for lifecycle planning and commercialization. Previously, Mr. Mihalik was Business Unit Head of Diabetes Care for Lilly U.S., where he was responsible for the launch, sales and marketing for Actos(R) (pioglitazone), insulin injection pens (Humulin(R), Humalog(R)) and the preparation for the launch of Cialis(R) (tadalafil) in the U.S.
Mr. Mihalik has extensive previous experience in diabetes and has a successful track record in leadership at a number of companies focused on improving care for patients. These include: Roche Diagnostics Corporation (Senior Vice President and General Manager for Lab Systems and Molecular Biochemicals), Boehringer Mannheim Group (Executive Vice President of Human Resources for BM Global and President Diabetes Care North America) and Baxter Healthcare (President Scientific Products Biomedical and General Manager, Pandex Diagnostic Research and Development Center).
"Vince brings extensive sales and marketing expertise in the area of
diabetes, and has a proven track record for incr
|SOURCE Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.|
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