Navigation Links
Eisai Corporation of North America Announces Appointment of Cynthia Schwalm as President, Eisai Inc.
Date:5/5/2008

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Corporation of North America today announces the immediate appointment of Cynthia Schwalm as President of Eisai Inc. In her new role, Ms. Schwalm will have full operating responsibility for leading Eisai Inc., the U.S. commercial operation of Eisai Co., Ltd.

Ms. Schwalm brings to Eisai Inc. a strong track record of building high-performing organizations that drive global growth and nearly 25 years of senior healthcare experience in the fields of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and medical devices. She will report to Lonnel Coats, President & COO, Eisai Corporation of North America. Previously, Mr. Coats held dual responsibilities, also serving as President & COO of Eisai Inc.

"Ms. Schwalm is an exciting addition to our company. She will be instrumental in driving Eisai's integration of MGI PHARMA and strengthening our presence in the U.S. as a top-20 pharmaceutical company," said Mr. Coats. "Ms. Schwalm has an extensive background in oncology, neurology, critical care and gastroenterology, areas of therapeutic focus for Eisai. She will be invaluable to our future growth, as we continue to advance our human health care (hhc) mission to satisfy unmet medical needs and increase benefits to patients and their families."

Ms. Schwalm joins Eisai from Amgen, Inc., where over the course of her five-year tenure she rose to Vice President and General Manager of the U.S. Oncology Business Unit, a group with annual revenues exceeding $5 billion. In this role she led the 500-person business unit, oversaw all oncology strategy and served as a member of Amgen's Senior Management Team responsible for talent development in medical affairs, drug development, regulatory, and health economic functions.

Prior to Amgen, Inc., Ms. Schwalm grew her pharmaceutical career over an 18-year period within Johnson & Johnson (J&J), holding positions of increasing responsibility at various J&J companies. During this time, Ms. Schwalm gained experience in oncology commercialization and also developed sales and marketing expertise in critical care, neurology/analgesia and gastroenterology. In her last assignment at J&J, she spent several years in the United Kingdom as the Managing Director of Ortho Biotech UK & Ireland.

Ms. Schwalm holds a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the University of Delaware and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

About Eisai Corporation of North America

Eisai Corporation of North America is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Eisai Co., Ltd. and supports the activities of its operating companies in North America. These operating companies include: Eisai Research Institute of Boston, Inc., a discovery operation with strong organic chemistry capabilities; Morphotek, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development of therapeutic monoclonal antibodies; Eisai Medical Research Inc., a clinical development group; Eisai Inc., a commercial operation with manufacturing and marketing/sales functions; MGI PHARMA, Inc., an R&D and commercial operation with manufacturing and marketing/sales functions; and Eisai Machinery U.S.A., which markets and maintains pharmaceutical manufacturing machinery. For more information about Eisai, please visit http://www.eisai.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Eisai Corporation of North America
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Eisai is Granted Favorable Preliminary Injunction Ruling in Aricept(R) Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Teva Pharmaceuticals
2. Eisai/Pfizers Aricept Owns a Dominating 42.4% Patient Share for First-Line Treatment of Alzheimers Disease
3. Eisai Announces Change in U.S. Submission Schedule for E7389 New Drug Application
4. U.S. District Court Decision About Eisais Legal Action Over Aricept ODT(R) ANDA Filing
5. TorreyPines Therapeutics and Eisai Co., Ltd. Extend Genetics Discovery Collaboration for Alzheimers Disease
6. BioElectronics Corporation Receives Major Orders From Italian Distributor
7. Oxford Finance Corporation and Comerica Bank Provide $15 Million Loan Facility to VisualSonics Inc.
8. MannKind Corporation to Hold First Quarter Financial Results Conference Call on May 5, 2008
9. Syndexa Pharmaceuticals Corporation and ChemDiv, Inc. Announce Discovery Collaboration
10. Dialysis Corporation of America Announces First Quarter 2008 Earnings Release Date
11. Environmental Tectonics Corporations BioMedical Division Announces Sale of Two Hyperbaric Chambers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/26/2016)... YORK , May 26, 2016 ... today that it will be a featured presenter at the ... in New York City at the ... Denis Corin , Q BioMed Inc. CEO, is scheduled to ... will cover the company,s business strategy, recent developments and outline ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... ... today announced several positive developments that position the Company for the future. ... the transaction, Craig F. Kinghorn has been appointed Chairman of the Board, Curtis ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 25, 2016 , ... ... of a Thai delegation at BIO 2016 in San Francisco. Located at booth ... will be available to answer questions and discuss the Thai biotechnology and life ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... Bethesda, Md. (PRWEB) , ... May 25, 2016 ... ... a request for information (RFI) issued by the Office of the National Coordinator ... the patient experience, and determines if clinically relevant data were available when and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/28/2016)... and BANGALORE, India , April ... EdgeVerve Systems, a product subsidiary of Infosys (NYSE: ... today announced a global partnership that will provide ... to use mobile banking and payment services.      ... a key innovation area for financial services, but it also ...
(Date:4/26/2016)... and LONDON , ... Finacle, part of EdgeVerve Systems, a product subsidiary ... Onegini today announced a partnership to integrate the ...      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20151104/283829LOGO ) ... provide their customers enhanced security to access and ...
(Date:4/19/2016)... 20, 2016 The new GEZE ... compact web-based "all-in-one" system solution for all door components. ... or the door interface with integration authorization management system, ... systems. The minimal dimensions of the access control and ... building installations offer considerable freedom of design with regard ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):