Newron Pharmaceuticals S.p.A., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapies for patients with diseases of the central nervous system (CNS) and pain, announced that Dennis Dionne, executive director for commercial operations since 2015, has been appointed to the company’s senior management team as vice president commercial affairs, effective January 1, 2017.
With more than 25 years of experience, Dennis has been working within the pharmaceutical industry with notable roles, including senior sales and marketing manager for Johnson & Johnson and franchise marketing director for Novartis. Dennis is based in Newron’s US operations, located in New Jersey.
Dennis Dionne replaces Anders Haegerstrand on the senior management team. Anders will leave the company effective June 30, 2017, to pursue his professional career outside of Newron.
Stefan Weber, CEO of Newron, commented, “We sincerely thank Anders for his loyalty, dedication and commitment to Newron and wish him all the best for his personal and professional future. At the same time we welcome Dennis as a new member of Newron’s Senior Management Team and are looking forward to continuing to work with him to further develop and execute our global commercial strategy.”