3 February 2020 - Deborah Wilkes
Bayer, Glanbia, Stada, Diapharm and the US Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) have recently announced people changes.
Bayer hires from Stryker
Bayer has appointed Stryker’s Bijoy Sagar as chief information technology and digital transformation officer with effect from 1 June 2020.
He will replace Daniel Hartert who is leaving Bayer after 12 years with the German company.
Sagar is chief digital technology officer and a member of the executive team at medical technology company Stryker. Before joining Stryker in 2014, he worked for Amgen, Eli Lilly, Germany’s Merck KGaA and Millennium Pharmaceuticals.
Laube to leave Glanbia
Irish nutrition firm Glanbia said Richard Laube would leave its board of directors with effect from 28 February 2020 for “family and personal reasons”.
Laube, who is a former worldwide head of Roche Consumer Health, joined Glanbia’s board on 1 May 2019 as a non-executive director (click here to read the News story).
Stada gets a new finance chief
Germany’s Stada has announced that its chief financial officer Mark Keatley is stepping down for "personal reasons".
Keatley has been replaced by Wolfgang Ollig who has 15 years of experience as a chief financial officer in a variety of industries including medical and automotive. He has also spent several years with McKinsey & Company.
Most recently, Ollig worked for the hearing aid manufacturer WS Audiology based in Singapore.
Diapharm continues restructuring
Germany’s Diapharm has appointed Guido Middeler as general manager of its HÄLSA Pharma subsidiary.
The pharmaceutical consulting company said the move was part of a restructuring initiated by managing partner Thilo Sandner. The restructuring has seen Ralf Sibbing – one of two general managers – leave Diapharm after more than two decades (click here to read the News story).
Diapharm said Middeler would continue to lead the medical devices team at Diapharm.
CRN recruits new staff
The CRN has recruited two new members of staff.
The US trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry has hired Luke Huber as vice president, scientific and regulatory affairs. Huber has 20 years of experience in the dietary supplement industry, and was most recently global research and development director for vitamins, minerals and supplements at RB.
The CRN has also taken on Amanda Darlington as director, government relations. Darlington joins from the Apollo Education Group/University of Phoenix where she was director, state government affairs.