Navigation Links
Aton Pharma Announces Michael H. Richardson to Head Orphan Drug Division
Date:2/8/2010

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Aton Pharma, Inc., a diversified specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that Michael H. Richardson has joined the company as Vice President, Commercial Operations for the newly formed Orphan Drug Business Unit. Donald A. Fishbein assumes the same role for the Ophthalmic Business Unit. A wholly owned subsidiary of Princeton Pharma Holdings LLC, Aton is focused on the development and commercialization of unique products in ophthalmology and orphan diseases.

Mr. Richardson holds responsibility of the company's orphan drug portfolio, which includes well-established specialty pharmaceuticals treating a range of rare and life-threatening conditions (Mephyton®, Edecrin®, Sodium Edecrin®, Cuprimine®, Syprine®, Demser®).  

Mr. Richardson possesses nearly 20 years of experience in pharmaceutical marketing, sales, product planning and business development. Prior to joining Aton, he was a Group Director of Marketing and Senior Director of Worldwide Product Planning for Cephalon. In those roles, Mr. Richardson was responsible for the successful launch of multiple products.

"With both product and corporate management experience, Michael Richardson brings tremendous commercial leadership to Aton Pharma," said Michael G. Wells, Chief Executive Officer of Aton Pharma. "He is well rounded in all aspects of pharmaceutical marketing and preparing new products for launch. This experience will provide tremendous value to the company as we expand our orphan drug portfolio."

Prior to Cephalon, Mr. Richardson was a Director of Global Strategic Marketing at Johnson & Johnson where he worked on optimizing the life cycle of several strategic products. Also at Johnson & Johnson he served in New Product Planning. Prior to Johnson & Johnson, Mr. Richardson was in Sales for Merck & Co., Inc. He holds a B.A. degree in Chemistry from West Virginia University and a M.B.A. from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

About Aton Pharma, Inc.

Aton Pharma, Inc., headquartered in Lawrenceville, NJ, is a global, diversified specialty pharmaceutical company providing essential treatments for under-treated diseases. Aton's mission is to improve patient outcomes and quality of life worldwide by enhancing and expanding access and availability of medically essential therapeutics. Aton's portfolio of products, with sales in over 30 countries, focuses on ophthalmic diseases and orphan conditions. For more information, see www.atonrx.com.

SOURCE Aton Pharma, Inc.

RELATED LINKS
http://www.atonrx.com

'/>"/>

SOURCE Aton Pharma, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Huifeng Bio-Pharmaceutical Provides Preliminary 2009 Financial Results and 2010 Guidance
2. Octapharma Accepting Applications for Research Grants Through March 31
3. Two Long-Term Care Organizations Select Remedi SeniorCare for Pharmacy Services
4. Possible pharmacological target(s) identified in pediatric OSA
5. Six Key Areas of Learning for Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing in 2010
6. Frost & Sullivan Ghanaian Pharmaceutical Industry Innovation & Advancement Award Conferred on LaGray Chemical Company
7. Viscira Expands Interactive Solutions to Reduce Marketing Expenses for Pharmaceutical Companies in Challenging Economic Times
8. Nutra Pharma Announces Fourth Quarter Sales for its Over-the-Counter (OTC) Pain Reliever, Cobroxin
9. Pharmalink Regulatory Affairs Consulting Firm Opens New Offices in Washington, DC and Hartford, CT
10. Therapure Biopharma Inc. signs multi-year manufacturing agreement with LFB Biomedicaments
11. Standard Methods Miss 50% of Pharmaceutical Key Opinion Leaders
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... 26, 2016 , ... There are many ways to cook a hot dog, ... that Americans prefer their dogs straight off the grill. Of the 90 percent of ... way to cook a hot dog, far outpacing other cooking methods such as steaming ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Connor Sports, through its Connor Cares initiative, will ... Tamika Catchings Legacy Tour that will commemorate the Indiana Fever legend’s hall-of-fame career ... all forms and levels of the game, Connor Sports has committed to a significantly ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... MadgeTech will be showcasing ... and manufactured in Warner, New Hampshire at the MadgeTech headquarters. With products sold in ... solutions trusted by government agencies, including NASA. , In 2012, NASA strategically set ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... ... Memorial Day Weekend marks the unofficial start of summer and the beginning ... sure your family and vehicle are ready to hit the road this weekend. , ... and an additional 50,500 serious injuries from motor vehicle crashes during the three-day Memorial ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... Nike ... of activities from daily practices, arts & crafts, discussions, and games all geared ... and Christy Evans have combined backgrounds in kids’ yoga, collegiate sport yoga instruction, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/25/2016)... NORTH CHESTERFIELD, Va. , May 25, 2016 ... commercially-available next-generation sequencing test for wounds and infections. ... fungi, ALL parasites, and select viruses. The test ... infected area. David G. ... advanced molecular testing to facilitate wound healing: "We ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... May 25, 2016 Inivata, ... precision of circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA) analysis to ... appointment of Professor Clive Morris as ... across the clinical development programme, scientific collaborations, and ... deliver significant improvements in clinical outcomes for patients. ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... 24, 2016 Cirujanos holandeses han ... a los médicos a compartir sus mejores prácticas por ... mundial. Profesionales médicos de Europa, África, Asia ... a la aplicación, que combina la transmisión en vivo ... seguro. Educación   "Imagine un médico ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: