Gilead Sciences has appointed Kennet Brysting as general manager of its Canadian operations, succeeding Ed Gudaitis.
Brysting was most recently general manager of Gilead Nordics, comprising the company's businesses in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland.
He returned to Gilead to take up this role in 2014 after serving as vice president of sales and marketing at Pharmacosmos from 2010.
Prior to this, he was general manager for Gilead Nordic and Baltic and also brings experience from Lundbeck as general manager for Sweden.
Jim Meyers, executive vice president of Gilead's worldwide commercial operations, said: “I'm confident Kennet brings to Gilead Canada an overall leadership philosophy that is consistent with what we aim for at Gilead: empower and hold accountable, in a manner that also inspires and motivates.”