ALBANY, N.Y., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albany Molecular Research Inc. (NASDAQ: AMRI) today announced the appointment of George Svokos, to the newly created position of Senior Vice President Sales and General Manager API, effective January 6, 2014. Mr. Svokos will report to William S. Marth, President and Chief Executive Officer.
"Mr. Svokos is a strategic thinker who comes to AMRI with years of experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing, business development, R&D, and sales and marketing," said Mr. Marth. "With his experience handling a large sales force in a multibillion dollar business, Mr. Svokos' main focus is to develop a commercial strategy around active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), as well as to assist on the sales side of the business."
Before coming to AMRI, Mr. Svokos had been with Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. since 1979. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President of Product and Portfolio Selection, and Business Development, responsible for strategic planning, portfolio selection, new product introductions and business development. From 2011 to 2012, Mr. Svokos was Senior Vice President, US Technical Operations, responsible for strategic planning, manufacturing, supply chain, regulatory and legal compliance, and safety, for eleven U.S. dosage form manufacturing facilities, as well as supply of branded and generic products to the U.S. market from overseas plants in Europe, the Middle East, China and India. Before this role, he served as Executive Vice President of Commercial Operations, Teva API, leading the global sales and marketing of Teva's API division, including a global sales force, with multibillion-dollar sales. Mr. Svokos is t
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