20 November 2020 - Deborah Wilkes
Switch specialist Maxwellia has created a new position, Stada has appointed a global head of digital communications, and the Pharmaceutical Group of the European Union (PGEU) has a new president.
Maxwellia creates new position
Switch specialist Maxwellia has hired Paresh Baldaniya to fill the newly-created role of head of quality and regulatory affairs.
Maxwellia said Baldaniya had worked for a number of different companies involved with pharmaceuticals and medical devices in Europe, the Middle East, Asia-Pacific and the US. He spent more than five years with DDD Group.
Maxwellia said it was “poised to create a major step change in women’s health with the launch of a much-awaited new product” (click here to read the News story).
Founded in 2013 by Anna Maxwell, Maxwellia describes itself as the “UK’s only dedicated expert medicines switch company”.
Stada adds to communications team
Stada has appointed Nico Reinhold as global head of digital communications.
The German company said Reinhold would focus on “developing and implementing Stada’s content and channel strategy as well as its governance function in Corporate Communications”.
Reinhold joins Stada from Aareal Bank where he was in charge of digital communications. Before that, he spent 13 years in the communications department at Deutsche Bank where he was jointly responsible for digital content and channels globally.
PGEU elects new president
The PGEU has elected Alain Delgutte from France as its president for 2021. He is a member of the National Council of the French Chamber of Pharmacists.
Delgutte takes over from Duarte Santos of Portugal who is the PGEU president for 2020.
The PGEU has also elected Mathias Arnold from Germany as its vice-president for 2021. Arnold is vice-president of the Federal Union of German Associations of Pharmacists (ABDA).
The PGEU has national associations and professional bodies of community pharmacists in 31 European countries as its members.