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New name for Generic Pharmaceutical Association

New name for Generic Pharmaceutical Association

WASHINGTON — The Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA), which represents manufacturers of generic drugs and biosimilars, has changed its name to the Association for Accessible Medicines (AAM). The association said Tuesday that the new name better reflects its mission: to make medications more accessible to the people who need them. As GPhA, the trade group had steadfastly

GPhA tabs Mylan’s Bresch to chair board

GPhA tabs Mylan’s Bresch to chair board

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) has elected Heather Bresch, chief executive officer of Mylan, to chair its board of directors this year. GPhA, which announced the move at its 2016 Annual Meeting here, also named other officers to its 2016 board and executive committee: Jeff Watson, president of global generics at Apotex,

Apotex exec to chair Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association

Apotex exec to chair Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association

TORONTO — Jeff Watson, president of global generics at Apotex, has been elected as chairman of the Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association (CGPA). CGPA also said Monday that Larry MacGirr, chief operating officer of Pharmascience, has been elected as the association’s vice chairman. “It is an honor to serve as chair of CGPA, particularly during this period