MILTON, Ontario, April 19, 2016 /CNW/ -- Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARLZ) (TSX: ARZ) ("Aralez" or the "Company"), a global specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that James L. Hall will be appointed to General Manager of its wholly owned subsidiary, Tribute Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc., effective May 16, 2016.
"We are pleased to have Jim assume the newly created position of General Manager, Canada," said Adrian Adams, Chief Executive Officer of Aralez. "His valuable commercial experience and track record having worked at a variety of impressive pharmaceutical companies will play a crucial role as we execute our global strategy and take the steps to advance our next phase of growth. I have tremendous respect for Rob Harris, who will remain on the Board of Aralez, and would like to thank him for what he and the entire Tribute team have built thus far."
Mr. Hall has more than 20 years of experience in sales, marketing, market access, operations and product development. He also has in-depth experience and a strong track record of success in both product promotion and launches. Prior to joining Aralez, Mr. Hall acted as Vice President of Commercial at Astellas Pharma with responsibility for sales, marketing, patient access and government relations, operations and new product planning. During his tenure, Mr. Hall successfully launched Myrbetriq® and Xtandi® while exceeding revenue and operating income targets. Previously, Mr. Hall held various senior level Commercial roles at Hoffmann La Roche, AstraZeneca, and Searle/ Pharmacia. Mr. Hall received his Bachelor of Engineering Science degree from the University of Western Ontario and Masters of Business Administration from McMaster University.
About Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARLZ) (TSX: ARZ) is a global specialty pharmaceutical company focused on delivering meaningful products to improve patients' lives while focusing on creating shareholder value by acquiring, developing and commercializing products primarily in cardiovascular, pain and other specialty areas. Aralez's Global Headquarters is in Ontario, Canada, the U.S. Headquarters is planned to be in Princeton, NJ and the Irish Headquarters is in Dublin, Ireland. More information about Aralez can be found at www.aralez.com.
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