Ajay Ahuja, MD, MBA, Head of Global and US Medical Affairs, Allergan
Accomplished and experienced biopharmaceutical executive with immense breadth and depth of expertise, especially with simultaneously leading business/ marketing and medico-scientific aspects, ideal for Senior-level, cross-functional General Management roles, or as a Department or Function Head to coordinate with other functional leaders.
• 20+ years’ experience in Health Care involving medical devices, drug delivery, health care delivery, biotechnology, and pharmaceuticals- including small molecules (generic and proprietary) and biologics (biosimilar and proprietary), for follow-on, innovative, and first-in-class compounds (therapeutic and preventive) at all stages of the product lifecycle from clinical development, to launch-phase, to post-LOE.
• Positions of increasing responsibility in Business Development, Commercial Operations, Strategic Marketing, and R&D / Medical Affairs across a variety of therapeutic areas at companies ranging from Developmental- stage, to US-rooted- and Foreign-rooted- Multinational Corporations.
• Leadership of strategic planning and tactical execution at the corporate, franchise, and product levels – globally, regionally, and within-country-affiliates (US and OUS).
• Industry therapeutic area experience includes: Cardiology/cardiovascular, metabolism & obesity, nephrology, oncology, GI, immunology, infectious diseases, pain management, neurology/neurosurgery, general surgery and GYN, plastic surgery, orthopaedics, and trauma care.