Eisai appoints SVP, general counsel


WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. — Eisai announced that Allen Waxman has joined the company.

Waxman, who has worked at such companies as Kaye Schouler LLP and Pfizer, will serve as SVP and general counsel, where he will be responsible for leading the office of the general counsel and all legal matters for the company in the United States. Waxman also will be a member of the company's executive committee and also will join others in providing leadership for a number of global legal matters for Eisai.

"We are very pleased to welcome Allen to Eisai," Eisai president and CEO Lonnel Coats said. "Allen's expertise and leadership will help us continue driving sound, ethical and legally compliant business practices here at Eisai, contributing to our company's human health care mission to help improve the lives of patients and their families."

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