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November 30, 2015 4:51 PM ET


Company Overview of Purdue Pharma Inc.

Company Overview

Purdue Pharma Inc. research, develops, and manufactures medicines for patients and healthcare professionals in Canada. The company focuses in the areas of drug delivery technologies and products for the treatment of pain, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, gastrointestinal disorders, respiratory diseases, infection control, and urinary incontinence. It offers over the counter medication products, such as laxatives, decongestants, and antiseptics; and prescription medication for hospitals and clinics. The company also engages in licensing and partnership activities; and discovers products in the fields of oncology and central nervous system diseases. It offers its products in the form ...

575 Granite Court

Pickering, ON L1W 3W8


Founded in 1956





Key Executives for Purdue Pharma Inc.

Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 50
Chief Executive Officer of Purdue Pharma L.P. and President of Purdue Pharma L.P.
Executive Vice President of Finance
Executive Vice President for Due Diligence & Integration Management
Head of Business Development Finance and Treasurer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Purdue Pharma Inc. Key Developments

Purdue Pharma Announces Management Appointments

Purdue Pharma announced that Jean-Jacques Charhon has joined the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, responsible for the company's financial, procurement, and information technology functions. JJ joins Purdue from Cnova where he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, with responsibility for investor relations, planning and external reporting. Prior to joining Cnova, JJ worked for four years for Hewlett Packard, where he joined as Chief Financial Officer of the PC division before becoming Chief Operating Officer of Enterprise Services. This role followed eight years at General Electric and four years at Novartis, where he held various Global Financial Leadership roles of increasing responsibility. His last role at Novartis was Global Head of Business Planning, Analysis & Investor Relations. Further Additions to the company's Finance Organization Thomas Leggett joins the company as Treasurer and Head of Business Development Finance with responsibility for business development opportunity evaluations, capital markets activities, and management of treasury and insurance operations. Tom joins the company with a broad range of investment banking experience and was most recently an Executive Director and one of three senior calling officers leading the biopharmaceutical investment banking coverage effort in the Americas at UBS Securities LLC. Prior to UBS, he worked in healthcare investment banking at Lazard Freres & Company and J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. Dan Russo joins the company as Tax Officer with responsibility for all tax matters, including business development tax structuring. Dan most recently was Vice President Tax, Americas for Diageo; Tax Director for ITT Corporation; and Tax Counsel at Xerox Corporation. Edward Mahony is assuming the role of Executive Vice President for Due Diligence & Integration Management, with responsibility for optimizing the value of potential and completed business development transactions. He began his career at the company in 1993 as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 1999.

Purdue Pharma Canada Appoints Rami Batal as Vice President, Business Development

Purdue Pharma Canada announced the appointment of Dr. Rami Batal as vice president, business development. Dr. Batal brings to company more than 15 years of experience in business development and opportunity evaluation within the life sciences, most recently serving as Principal and Industry Practice Leader of SHI Consulting.

Purdue Pharma Canada Appoints Kelly A. Martin as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Purdue Pharma Canada announced the appointment of Ms. Kelly Martin as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Kelly brings 25 years of financial and management experience from her tenure in various executive positions. Most recently, she was Vice President Finance & Logistics at Janssen Inc.

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