Endo strengthens leadership team
Terrance J. Coughlin has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
Most recently, Mr. Coughlin served as Vice President, Operations of Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc., a subsidiary of Endo.
Prior to Endo's acquisition of Par in September 2015, Mr. Coughlin was the Chief Operating Officer of Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc.
Prior to joining Par, he held a number of leadership roles with Glenmark Generics, Inc. USA/Glenmark Generics Limited latterly as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Glenmark Generics, Inc. USA/Glenmark Generics Limited.
Prior to this, he had the overall responsibility for Glenmark's North American, Western European and Eastern European generics businesses, as well as its global active pharmaceutical ingredient business and generics operations in India.
Prior to joining Glenmark, Mr. Coughlin served as Senior Vice President at Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Inc. Mr. Coughlin began his career in 1988 with Wyckoff Chemical Company, Inc.
Mr. Coughlin earned a B.S. in chemistry from Central Michigan University.
Tony Pera has been named President, Par Pharmaceutical, which is Endo's U.S. Generics operating company.
Most recently, Mr. Pera served as Chief Commercial Officer of Par Pharmaceutical. He joined Par in February 2014 as part of Par's acquisition of JHP Pharmaceutical, where he held a similar position.
Prior to JHP and Par, Mr. Pera was Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Management for AmerisourceBergen (ABC), a major U.S. pharmaceutical wholesaler, for approximately five years.
Prior to ABC, he held numerous senior leadership positions with generic drug companies including APP (now Fresenius Kabi), Bedford Laboratories and LyphoMed.
Mr. Pera started his career as a sales representative for the parenteral products division of Baxter. He currently serves as the Secretary-Treasurer of the Board of Directors for the Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA).
He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Illinois in Champaign and an M.B.A. from DePaul University. ■
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