Navigation Links
Eisai Corporation of North America Announces Appointment of Cynthia Schwalm as President, Eisai Inc.

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

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:
(Date:11/24/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 24, 2015 , ... ... event of the year and one of the premier annual events for pharmaceutical ... ran from 8–11 November 2015, where ISPE hosted the largest number of attendees ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... , Nov. 24, 2015  Clintrax Global, Inc., a worldwide ... Carolina , today announced that the company has set a ... a 391% quarter on quarter growth posted for Q3 of 2014 ... and Mexico , with the establishment of ... December 2015. --> United Kingdom and ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... ... This fall, global software solutions leader SAP and AdVenture Capital brought together dozens ... BIG ideas to improve health and wellness in their schools. , Now, the top ... of SAP's Teen Innovator, an all-expenses paid trip to Super Bowl 50, and an ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... LEXINGTON, Massachusetts , November 24, 2015 ... Officer, will participate in the Piper Jaffray 27 th Annual ... on Tuesday, December 1, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. EST (1:30 p.m. ... Poulton , Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the Piper Jaffray ... City , NY on Tuesday, December 1, 2015, at 8:30 ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:10/27/2015)... -- Munich, Germany , October ... automatically maps data from mobile eye tracking videos created ... that they can be quantitatively analyzed with SMI,s analysis ... , October 28-29, 2015. SMI,s Automated Semantic Gaze ... tracking videos created with SMI,s Eye Tracking Glasses ...
(Date:10/26/2015)... 2015  Delta ID Inc., a company focused on ... PC devices, announced its ActiveIRIS® technology powers the iris ... launched by NTT DOCOMO, INC in Japan ... smartphone to include iris recognition technology, after a very ... in May 2015, world,s first smartphone to have this ...
(Date:10/22/2015)...  Synaptics (NASDAQ: SYNA ), a leading developer of human ... September 30, 2015. --> --> ... 66 percent over the comparable quarter last year to $470.0 million. ... million, or $0.62 per diluted share. --> ... of fiscal 2016 grew 39 percent over the prior year period ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):