Amgen appoints Esteban Santos as EVP, operations
Mr. Santos has been senior vice president, Manufacturing with responsibilities for worldwide product supply since 2013.
He joined Amgen in 2007 and previously held various leadership roles, including vice president, Drug Product; vice president, Site Operations; vice president, Manufacturing; and vice president, Engineering.
Before joining Amgen, Mr. Santos was site general manager for the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Cordis operation in Puerto Rico.
Prior to J&J, he held several management positions in General Electric's industrial and transportation businesses in Puerto Rico, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania.
Mr. Santos holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez and a master of science in management from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Hartford, Connecticut. He will succeed Madhavan (Madhu) Balachandran who is retiring at the end of the year.
Succeeding Mr. Santos as senior vice president, Manufacturing will be Robert Maroney, who is currently vice president, Site Operations at Amgen Manufacturing, Ltd. in Juncos, Puerto Rico.