AMAG PHARMACEUTICALS,INC. (NASDAQ:AMAG) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
AMAG Pharmaceuticals,Inc. (the“Company”) has appointed Anthony Casciano as Chief Commercial Officer, effective April 4, 2019. Mr. Casciano joined the Company in September 2016 as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Company’s Hematology and Oncology business. In early 2018, Mr. Casciano led the successful launches of the Makena subcutaneous auto-injector and the Feraheme broader label and was promoted in September 2018 to Senior Vice President, Head of U.S. Sales and Marketing. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Casciano served for sixteen years in positions of increasing responsibility at Sanofi U.S. from 2000 to September 2016, where he most recently served as the Head of U.S. Marketing, General Medicines.
On March 29, 2019, the Company and Nicolas Grund, the Company’s former Chief Commercial Officer, determined that he will be transitioning out of the Company to pursue other opportunities.
About AMAG PHARMACEUTICALS,INC. (NASDAQ:AMAG)
AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a pharmaceutical company. The Company’s segment is the manufacture, development and commercialization of products and services for use in treating various conditions, with a focus on maternal health, anemia management and cancer supportive care. Its offerings focus on maternal health, anemia management and cancer supportive care, including its product, Makena (hydroxyprogesterone caproate injection); services related to the collection, processing and storage of umbilical cord blood stem cell and cord tissue units operated through Cord Blood Registry (CBR); its product, Feraheme (ferumoxytol), for intravenous (IV) use, and MuGard Mucoadhesive Oral Wound Rinse. It is engaged in the development of Digoxin immune fab, a polyclonal antibody for the treatment of severe preeclampsia in pregnant women. Makena is a drug indicated to reduce the risk of preterm birth in women pregnant with a single baby having a history of singleton spontaneous preterm birth.