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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | Management/Leadership, Foundation Fighting Blindness

Benjamin Yerxa Named Foundation Fighting Blindness CEO

The Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB) announced that it has selected Benjamin Yerxa, a biotechnology and drug development executive, as its Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. The Fou…

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Monday, September 25, 2017 | Management/Leadership, Ocular Therapeutix

Ocular Therapeutix Appoints Donald Notman as Chief Financial Officer

Ocular Therapeutix announced the appointment of Donald Notman as Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Notman will replace interim CFO George Migausky and will be responsible for all str…

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Friday, September 22, 2017 | Management/Leadership, SightLife Surgical

Robert J. Stevens Joins SightLife Surgical as Chief Technology Officer

SightLife Surgical announced that Bob Stevens has joined the company as its first Chief Technology Officer. In his new position, Bob will lead all product research and development, ensuring that the r…

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Thursday, September 21, 2017 | Management/Leadership, Aerie Pharmaceuticals

Aerie Pharmaceuticals Announces Appointment of Tori Arens as Vice President of Drug Product Manufacturing and Eric Carlson, PhD, as Vice President of Research and Development

Aerie Pharmaceuticals announced the appointment of Tori Arens as Vice President of Drug Product Manufacturing, reporting to Kenneth Ruettimann, PhD, Aerie’s Vice President of Manufacturing. Aeri…

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Wednesday, September 06, 2017 | Management/Leadership, ReVision Optics

ReVision Optics Names Two Ophthalmic Experts as Medical Monitors to Oversee Raindrop Near Vision Inlay Clinical Performance

ReVision Optics announced that Bret Fisher, MD, and Sumit (Sam) Garg, MD, will serve as co-medical monitors to oversee the clinical performance of the Company’s Raindrop Near Vision Inlay, a nov…

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Tuesday, September 05, 2017 | Management/Leadership

Eyevensys Appoints Dr. Ronald R. Buggage as Chief Medical Officer

Eyevensys announced the expansion of its executive team with the addition of Ronald R. Buggage, MD, as its Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Buggage brings more than 14 years experience from both large pharm…

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Monday, September 04, 2017 | Management/Leadership, Alcon, Novartis

Novartis CEO Joseph Jimenez to Retire Next Year; Vasant Narasimhan Named as Replacement

Novartis announced Monday that CEO Joseph Jimenez will step down from his role effective January 31, 2018, to be replaced by Vasant Narasimhan, the company's current global head of drug developmen…

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Friday, September 01, 2017 | Management/Leadership

LIGHTMED Appoints Shlomo Alkalay as CEO; Founder Gary Lee Serves as Executive Chairman of the Board

LIGHTMED Corporation announced the appointment of Shlomo Alkalay as Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Founder Gary Lee will continue to serve as the Executive Chairman of the Board. &l…

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017 | Management/Leadership, Topcon Medical Systems

Topcon Medical Systems Appoints Corey Nielson as New VP of Sales

Topcon Medical Systems has announced the appointment of Corey Nielson to the position of Vice President of Sales. Corey succeeds Al Brooks, who will remain Senior Vice President and will assume Global…

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017 | Management/Leadership

Iconic Therapeutics Appoints Brandon Smith Chief Operating Officer

Iconic Therapeutics announced the appointment of Brandon Smith as Chief Operating Officer. He joins Iconic from Impax Laboratories, where he served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development an…

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Monday, August 14, 2017 | Management/Leadership, SightLife Surgical

SightLife Board of Directors Appoints Claire Bonilla as CEO

The board of directors for SightLife has appointed Claire Bonilla as Chief Executive Officer, effective August 21, 2017. Ms. Bonilla, who has served as SightLife’s Chief Global Officer since Apr…

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Thursday, August 10, 2017 | Management/Leadership

MillennialEYE Names 2018 Chief Medical Editors

MillennialEYE has announced that Gary Wörtz, MD, and Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD, have been named Chief Medical Editors for 2018. Both Dr. Wörtz and Dr. Al-Mohtaseb have been heavily involved i…

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Monday, August 07, 2017 | Management/Leadership, Ocular Therapeutix

Ocular Therapeutix Appoints Daniel Bollag, PhD, as Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Pharmacovigilance and Quality

Ocular Therapeutiz announced the appointment of Daniel Bollag, PhD, as Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Pharmacovigilance and Quality, effective immediately. In his role, Mr. Bollag will be …

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Thursday, August 03, 2017 | Management/Leadership

Former MTV Networks International Chairman and CEO, Global Health Advocate Bill Roedy Joins CheckedUp Board of Directors

CheckedUp announced that Bill Roedy, former chairman and CEO of MTV Networks International (MTVNI) and global health education advocate, will join the company’s board of directors. “We …

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Wednesday, August 02, 2017 | Management/Leadership, Ocular Therapeutix

Ocular Therapeutix Announces Antony Mattessich Assumes Role as Chief Executive Officer

Ocular Therapeutix announced that in line with the company’s strategic plan and growth objectives announced in June, Antony Mattessich has assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer, effective …

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