Mylan hires Adele Gulfo to head global collaboration, strategic operations

Gulfo previously led Pfizer's Latin America unit

PITTSBURGH — Generic drug maker Mylan has hired a former Pfizer executive to its executive leadership team.

The company announced Wednesday the appointment of Adele Gulf as EVP global collaboration and strategic operations. Before working for Mylan, Gulfo served as regional president of Latin America for Pfizer's Emerging Markets Business Unit, overseeing more than 4,000 employees in 23 countries and achieving more than $3 billion in sales in Latin America in 2012.

"Adele's rich and diverse experience in the pharmaceutical industry will bring significant strategic value and leadership to Mylan in numerous areas," Mylan CEO Heather Bresch said. "For instance, we believe Adele's expertise will support many of our key growth drivers, including our expansion in Latin America, the development and expansion of our global specialty franchise and the development of global commercial strategies to maximize our key upcoming launches of increasingly complex generic products, such as in the biologics and respiratory areas."


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