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Company Overview of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America

Company Overview

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) represents the research-based pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. The company advocates for public policies that encourage discovery of new medicines for patients by pharmaceutical and biotechnology research companies. Its members consist of 3M Pharmaceuticals, Berlex Laboratories, Inc., GE Healthcare, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, Merck & Co., Inc., Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Wyeth, and Pfizer Inc. PhRMA was founded in 1958 and is based in Washington, DC.

950 F Street, NW

Suite 300

Washington, DC 20004

United States

Founded in 1958





Key Executives for Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 65
President of International Section
Chief Medical Officer
Senior Vice President of External Affairs
Senior Vice President of Communications
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Key Developments

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Names William Heiden to Board of Directors

AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced that William Heiden, chief executive officer (CEO), has been named to the Board of Directors of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA). Mr. Heiden has served as AMAG's CEO and a member of its board of directors since May 2012, and has worked in a variety of executive roles across the industry for nearly 30 years.

James C. Stansel Joins The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America as Executive Vice President & General Counsel

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America announced James C. Stansel will join the organization as executive vice president and general counsel. He will oversee the organization's legal department beginning August 1, 2016. A former acting general counsel for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Stansel served as the chief legal officer for the agency, as well as sub-agencies, including the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Health Resources and Services Administration and the National Institutes of Health. At HHS, Stansel also served as deputy general counsel and counselor to the secretary, advising on a wide range of health policy issues. Stansel joins PhRMA from Sidley Austin LLP, where he is co-head of the global life sciences team and partner in the health care, government strategies and food and drug groups. He has represented clients in a variety of policy, regulatory and administrative matters, including Medicare and Medicaid coverage, coding and reimbursement, as well as in complex civil, criminal, appellate and administrative enforcement actions. Stansel has been recognized since 2011 in The Best Lawyers in America in both biotechnology law and health care law. He is also a member of Law360's 2016 Life Sciences Editorial Advisory Board.

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Names Brian Toohey as Senior Vice President for International Advocacy

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America announced Brian Toohey will join the association as senior vice president for international advocacy. Toohey returns to PhRMA on July 11, 2016. Toohey currently serves on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee, previously served on the U.S. Department of Commerce and U.S. Trade Representative's Industry Trade Advisory Committee and is an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. Toohey comes to PhRMA most recently from DEKA Research & Development Corporation where he is executive vice president.

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