Management

Driving continued growth, success and achievement

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Senior Vice President and President for Canada and Latin America

Mauro Naddeo

  • Mauro Naddeo is currently the Senior Vice President and President for Canada and Latin America. Mauro joined Allergan in 2000 and held different leading senior roles in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and United States, covering different businesses and geographies, prior to his current role. During his time with Allergan, Mauro has set the foundation for transforming the organization, increasing our strategic alignment with the corporation after identifying and selecting key drivers for long term growth. Prior to joining Allergan Mauro held leadership positions in Novartis after starting his career at Allergan Argentina in 1995. Mauro is a passionate leader, focused on both people and results and makes himself available to both his teams and his customers, despite the large market he covers. Mauro holds a Bachelor of Marketing degree from Fundación de Altos Estudios en Ciencias Comerciales, Buenos Aires, Argentina; and Universidad del Valle de México, Mexico City, Mexico; as well as an MBA from IPADE Mexico City, Mexico.

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Executive Director, Chief Medical Office

Alain Lamontagne

  • Dr. Alain Lamontagne is the Executive Medical Director and Head of the Canadian Chief Medical Office for Allergan Canada leading Medical Affairs, Medical Information, Pharmacovigilance and Clinical Operations. Alain joined Allergan from Actavis Specialty Brands where he held the position of Country Medical Director from 2013-2015. Prior to Actavis, Alain spent over 15 years working in the biotechnology industry where he held different leadership positions including Medical Director at Alexion Pharmaceutical Canada; Head of the Oncology and Nephrology Regional Medical Liaison teams at Amgen Canada; Regional Scientific Services Manager at Allergan Canada and Clinical Research Project Leader at AEterna Laboratories. His experience encompasses Medical and Regulatory Affairs, Safety monitoring, M&A and Clinical Development/Operations. Under his leadership, Alain’s teams collaborated with many cross-functional partners and played a key role in the successful launches of many Canadian products in Hematology/Oncology, General Medicine, Women’s Health, Gastrointestinal and Central Nervous System. Alain received his training at University Laval where he obtained a BSc in Biochemistry and, a PhD from the Medicine Faculty in Molecular and Cellular Biology.

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Executive Director, Market Access, Pricing & Government Relations

Arima Ventin

  • Arima has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare sector and with a focus and interest in the pharmaceutical industry. She holds the position of Executive Director, at Allergan and is responsible for leading Market Access, Pricing, Government affairs and Trade relations. Prior to joining Allergan, Arima was Director, Marketing and Market Access, at Forest Laboratories Canada, and Vice President, Marketing and Market Access, at Basilea Pharmaceuticals Corp. Throughout her career, Arima has held various leadership positions in sales, marketing, market research and strategic planning at both Wyeth Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly Canada. Arima holds a B.Sc. in Pharmacy from the University of Toronto and earned her Masters of Business Administration from IESE, University of Navarra, in Barcelona, Spain.

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VP and Country Manager- Canada

Ed Gudaitis

  • Ed Gudaitis is the Vice President and Country Manager for Allergan Canada based in Markham, Ontario. After obtaining his B.Sc. from Brock University in St. Catherines, Ontario and his MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business London, Ontario, Ed had a successful career working for Hoffmann-La Roche Limited in various roles of increasing impact. After a 12 year career at Roche, Ed decided to pursue a new career challenge at Gilead Sciences. In June of 2005, he joined Gilead to establish the operation of the Canadian affiliate. In the role of General Manager, he led the Gilead Canada through a period of significant growth. In 2015, Gilead Canada was ranked as one of the largest innovative pharmaceutical companies in Canada in terms of revenue. In late 2016, Ed joined Allergan Inc. as Country Manager for Canada. Ed has prior experience in a number of therapeutic areas and functional roles. He has worked in Oncology, Transplantation, Hepatitis, and HIV. His functional experience spans Business Unit Leadership, Marketing and Sales Management, Market Access, Pricing, Health Economics and Clinical Research. Ed also has experience launching significant products in the US market for Gilead as a result of his time working within Gilead’s US HIV Business. When not working to grow Gilead’s business, Ed enjoys travelling with his family, sports and tending to his wine collection.

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Executive Director, Commercial Operations

Erik Prieditis

  • Erik Prieditis is currently the Executive Director of Commercial Operations and Integration for Allergan Canada. Prior to this role Erik served as Senior Director of Commercial Operations at Allergan from 2012-2014. Previously Erik held various leadership positions including Director of Operations (2007-2012) and joined Allergan in 2003 as Director of Supply Chain Operations for Canada as part of the North American Commercial organization. Prior to joining Allergan Erik spent over 10 years working in the high tech and professional services sectors for Nortel Networks and The Alliance Group. Erik held various leadership positions such as General Manager, Sr. Leader of Customer Operations, and performed a number of executive level roles with global responsibilities spanning customer account management, sales & marketing operations, business intelligence & analytics, IT/IS, manufacturing management, and engineering. Erik holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University, is a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.), has completed his Chartered Financial Planner designation (C.F.P.), and will finish his Master’s degree in Business Administration in 2017.

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Executive Director, Medical Aesthetics

Kevin O’Brien

  • Kevin O’Brien was appointed Executive Director Medical Aesthetics, Allergan Canada in August 2014. Kevin has spent the last 15 years working for Allergan in the Dermatology and Aesthetics business. Previously, Kevin worked as Director of Business Development – Medical Aesthetics for Asia Pacific, based in Singapore. Prior to this role, he was the National Director of Sales for the Topical Aesthetics Business, in the United States. Kevin has held various positions at Allergan and outside of Allergan (Johnson & Johnson & Boston Scientific) in both sales and marketing functions. Kevin holds a Juris Doctor Degree from Western State University, College of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from Saint Mary’s College, California. He was admitted to the California State Bar in 1996.

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Director, Finance and Business Insights

Kiran Bisnauth

  • Kiran Bisnauth joined Allergan in 2010 and is currently Director, Finance and Business Insights. She has held roles of increasing leadership responsibility since joining Allergan including Finance and Business support for Eye Care, Botox Tx, Medical Affairs and Market Access business units. Before joining Allergan, Ms. Bisnauth worked in various organizations including the manufacturing sector, service industry and healthcare and worked in public accounting at Deloitte and Touche. She brings this breadth of business practices to her current role. Ms. Bisnauth was a professor at York University and Seneca College teaching various financial and business courses to undergraduate and graduate students. Ms. Bisnauth received her Chartered Accountant/Certified Professional Accountant designation in 1996. She is a member of the CICA (Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants) and ICAO (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario). She earned her Masters of Accounting from the University of Waterloo in 1995 and her bachelor’s degree from the University of Waterloo in 1994.

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Director, Human Resources

Luciana Oliveira

  • Luciana Oliveira joined Allergan in 2015 and leads all aspects of the human resources function in Canada. Luciana has more than 20 years of HR, business management and leadership experience which include Vice President - HR for the Americas at Gunnebo AB in Canada. Prior to Gunnebo, Luciana was the Director - HR for Bausch + Lomb (B+L) leading all facets of the HR function in Canada and Global Marketing, and also had a dual role as the Canadian Business Site Leader (she was the only HR Lead Globally in B+L who was appointed to this role). Prior to B+L Luciana was a Strategic HR Business Partner for ConAgra Foods, Levi Strauss & Co and Inbev. She possesses significant M&A and integration experience and is known for her strategic thinking, building high-performing teams and delivering results. Luciana possesses a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Saint Mary’s University -Halifax, Canada and a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Federal University of Minas Gerais in Brazil. She is fluent in three languages: English, Brazilian Portuguese and Spanish and is also functional in French.

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Director, Regulatory Affairs

Mark Gilmour

  • Mark Gilmour joined Allergan in 1999 as the Quality Assurance and Compliance Manager for the Canadian affiliate. In 2001, he became the head of the Regulatory Affairs department for Canada and in 2005 he became a member of the Canadian Leadership Team. Mr. Gilmour’s proven strategic leadership has resulted in many new market authorizations being issued by Health Canada; including TAZORAC®, LUMIGAN RC®, LATISSE®, OZURDEX®, 5 indications for BOTOX®, JUVEDERM®, NATRELLE® Breast Implants, ACULAR LS®, RESTASIS® and most notably, the first global approvals for COMBIGAN® and BOTOX Cosmetic®. Prior to joining Allergan, Mr. Gilmour spent 11 years in various leadership positions in Research and Development and Operations at Ortho Pharmaceuticals, Sandoz, Eli Lily and MAC Cosmetics. Mr. Gilmour has a Laboratory Science degree from Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario.

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Executive Director, Eye Care

Todd Daymond

  • Todd Daymond was named as Executive Director - Eye Care, in April 2015. He joined Allergan in 1992 and held positions in Marketing, Business Development, and Sales across Eye Care, Neurosciences and Medical Aesthetics. Most recently, as National Sales Director, Allergan Facial Aesthetics, Mr. Daymond was responsible for the development and execution of a customer centric value added business model. Overseeing the activities of several unique roles including Sales, Injector Training, and Practice Consultants, to deliver a unique and differentiated customer experience. He directed the launch of Juvederm Voluma with Lidocaine in the Canadian marketplace. Before joining Allergan, Mr. Daymond worked in sales Management with Bristol Myers Squibb. He has a B.Sc. in health Sciences from the Western University, and an MBA from Athabasca University.