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Perrigo appoints EVP, GM

Staff writer |
Allegan, Mich., USA - The Perrigo Company, a healthcare supplier, announced the appointment of Douglas Boothe as executive vice president and general manager, Perrigo Pharmaceuticals, effective January 2013.

Prior to joining Perrigo, Mr. Boothe served as Chief Executive Officer of Actavis Inc., where he was responsible for all aspects of the company's generics business in North America and Latin America, including sales, marketing, supply chain, quality, finance, legal, IT, regulatory affairs, human resources and intellectual property.

He also has served in strategic planning and business development leadership roles for Alpharma Inc., Pharmacia Corporation and Xerox Corporation.

Mr. Boothe has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University and a Master of Business Administration in Marketing Management and Strategic Planning from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business.