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Boers joined Boehringer Ingelheim in 1998 in Belgium, and came to the U.S. in 2016 as senior vice president of the Specialty Care Franchise; he has led the U.S. Human Pharma business since January 2017.
The report found that on average it took a company 279 days to realize that its data had been hacked or otherwise compromised and take action dealing with the breach.
The lawsuit, which New York State is also part of, charges price-fixing and market-rigging for the sale of more than 100 generic drugs.
The deal involves an initial cash consideration of $150 million on a cash-free and debt-free basis, plus an additional $90 million based on revenue goals.
This is the third collaboration between Ridgefield-based Boehringer Ingelheim and Vanderbilt to develop novel anticancer compounds.
Bigal comes to Purdue from Teva Pharmaceuticals, where he most recently served as chief scientific officer for its specialty organization.
The new initiative will present educational materials focusing on opioid abuse prevention, treatment, and recovery strategies.
Referring to the initial lawsuit as "the tip of the iceberg," Jepsen stated that "the prices of many generic drugs have skyrocketed.”
The lawsuit claims Purdue Pharma exaggerated the benefits of its opioids in comparison to other pain management solutions.
"Connecticut has to get a lot more serious" about approaching the opioid abuse epidemic, Rudy Marconi said.
The German company eliminated some 180 positions at its North American headquarters in Ridgefield last year.
Purdue is accused of being "accountable for knowingly, recklessly, and/or negligently supplying OxyContin to obviously suspicious physicians and pharmacies," among other things.
Under the proposed swap, Boehringer will acquire Sanofi’s animal care subsidiary, while Sanofi will obtain Boehringer’s consumer health care business unit.
Symproic is aimed at opioid-induced constipation patients with chronic non-cancer pain.
Six companies are accused of price fixing on two generic drugs.
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