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Insys Therapeutics Hires Four Key Pharmaceutical Industry Veterans for Leadership Positions

PHOENIX, June 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Insys Therapeutics, Inc. (INSY) (“Insys” or “the Company”) today announced the addition of four pharmaceutical industry veterans to its management team. Joining Insys are:

  • Brian Jennings, Vice President of Sales
  • Dr. Dean Mariano, Senior Director, Clinical Development/Medical Affairs;
  • Ariyapadi (Krishna) Krishnaraj, Vice President of Marketing and Managed Care; and,
  • Scott Warlick, General Manager, Manufacturing

“These key hires both elevate and diversify the talent within this growing organization,” said Saeed Motahari, President and Chief Executive Officer of Insys. “We are delighted to welcome Brian, Dean, Krishna and Scott to the Company. Each of these executives brings highly relevant experience to Insys, and we look forward to their contributions as we execute our mission of improving the quality of care for patients in need.”

Brian Jennings, Vice President of Sales, is a skilled executive with more than 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry and has a proven track record of successfully developing, motivating and leading commercial teams. Throughout his extensive career, Mr. Jennings has held increasingly senior roles at organizations including Publicis Healthcare Group, Sanofi, Roche U.S. (Genentech), Unimed, and Searle. As Vice President of Sales at Sanofi, he built and successfully managed Sanofi’s first oncology sales force. While at Genentech, Mr. Jennings served as the Director of Sales and drove growth for the oncology portfolio. Prior to joining Insys, he served as the Regional Business Director of Sales at Purdue Pharma.

Dr. Dean Mariano, Insys’ new Senior Director, Clinical Development/Medical Affairs, is a practicing physician focused on pain management treatments with clinical interest in addiction and cancer patient...