Here are just a few of the interesting executive changes making headlines over this past week:
AptarGroup Is Pumped Up about Tanda
Pump dispenser manufacturer AptarGroup appointed Stephan Tanda to replace current president and CEO Stephen Hagge. Tanda begins his new role on February 1 and will concurrently be appointed as a director. He comes from Royal DSM, where he led the company’s global nutrition business and pharmaceutical joint ventures in the Americas. Tanda has also been the president and CEO for Freudenberg Nonwovens Group and spent 12 years with DuPont in a variety of increasingly accountable duties.
Taro Pharmaceutical Sees the Promise of Uday
Generic prescription and OTC drug manufacturer Taro Pharmaceutical announced a new CEO is joining the company on April 1. Uday Baldota is currently the CFO for Taro’s parent company, Sun Pharma. Baldota will relocate to the US from Israel to assume his new position. He will take a seat on the Taro board along with Abhay Gandhi, the new CEO of Sun North America and likely future vice chairman for Taro. Baldota takes control on the heels of a US Department of Justice summons regarding the cost of generic prescription drugs.
Tyson Foods Clucks over New President and CEO
Provider of frozen, fresh, processed, and prepared meats and other edibles Tyson Foods is getting a new president and CEO. Tom Hayes was previously appointed president in June and takes over the CEO spot on December 31. Before his promotion to president, Hayes was the chief commercial officer and oversaw all North American sales. He replaces Donnie Smith, who will remain with the company as a consultant during a transitional period.
Look for more Executives on the Move next week!
Linet Krouse is a SWAT Editor for Hoovers. Previously, she performed quality assurance for Dun & Bradstreet’s global customer operations. Before joining D&B, Linet’s work experience includes customer service, property management, and benefits administration.