Please login to the form below

Not currently logged in
Email:
Password:

Lorin Johnson joins Atlantic Healthcare board

Salix founder appointed after his investment inthe company

Atlantic Healthcare Lorin JohnsonUK specialty pharma company Atlantic Healthcare has named Salix founder Lorin Johnson to its board of directors.

The move follows the $15.8bn sales of Salix to Valeant and Johnson's subsequent investment in gastrointestinal specialist Atlantic.

Together with co-founder Randy Hamilton, Johnson took Salix from a 'bedroom start-up' in 1989 to a firm with 22 marketed products and revenues of $1.1bn.

Johnson said: “Atlantic Healthcare offers a great opportunity to get back to where Salix started.”

Atlantic's lead asset, alicaforsen for the treatment of the inflammatory bowel diseases ulcerative colitis and pouchitis.

11th May 2015

From: Research

Share

Tags

Featured jobs

Subscribe to our email news alerts

PMHub

Add my company
SEVEN STONES

Seven Stones is a creative, independent healthcare communications agency of movers and thinkers. We've been doing health differently since 1991....

Latest intelligence

OUTiCO win Best in UK Pharmaceutical Outsourcing award
The Corporate LiveWire Healthcare and Life Sciences Awards celebrate global companies and individuals who have excelled over the past 12 months....
artificial-intelligence-in-healthcare.jpg
Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
Artificial intelligence is already out-diagnosing experts, but would you put a computer in charge of your healthcare? The good, the bad; we take a look....
World Pancreatic Cancer Day 2018: Combating misconceptions in pancreatic cancer
Patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer face a dismal prognosis, with the disease having the lowest survival rate of all major cancers. In spite of this, pancreatic cancer research is chronically...

Infographics