KYOWA HAKKO USA Adds Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Epsen Fuller Group Led the Search for Appointment of Kavit Tyagi
New York, NY (January 2016) – Kyowa Hakko USA, INC., the North and South American office for Kyowa Hakko Bio CO., LTD., an international pharmaceutical and nutritional ingredients manufacturer whose primary goal is to provide health solutions that support optimal health for improved quality of life, has tapped new leadership with the appointment of Kavit Tyagi as Vice President, Sales & Marketing – Pharmaceuticals & Biotech.
As an international health ingredients manufacturer and a world leader in the development, manufacturing and marketing of nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals and food products, Kyowa is a pioneer in the development and application of fermentation technology and maintains an ongoing commitment to research, developing innovative new products and quality management.
As the strategic advisor to Kyowa Hakko USA, Epsen Fuller Group conducted the executive search, which sought a world-class sales and marketing leader to lead the Health Care and Pharmaceutical Bulk Products’ sales and marketing functions to contribute to the growth of the business.
Mr. Kavit Tyagi held a number of progressively senior positions at Mylan Laboratories Limited and was most recently Head of API Sales & Marketing & Product Portfolio where he spearheaded Mylan’s API business in the US. Mr. Tyagi holds a Masters in International Business Management, earned through a collaboration with ESSCA – Hungary & EDHEC – France, and a BA in Pharmacology.
“We were searching for a sales & marketing executive with deep experience in the pharmaceutical ingredients industry,” says Thomas Fuller, Epsen Fuller Managing Partner. “Kavit’s track-record in API portfolio-driven sales & marketing both in Europe and in the US, is just what Kyowa Hakko needs in a senior sales leader.”
Commenting on Kyowa Hakko USA’s newest addition to the leadership team, Mr. Cullen notes, “We were very impressed with his background in successfully building a pharmaceutical sales team. Throughout his career, he has demonstrated a unique ability to inspire his team to deliver results. We are all delighted to welcome him to the Kyowa family.”
About KYOWA HAKKO USA
Kyowa Hakko USA is the North American sales office for Kyowa Hakko Bio Co. Ltd., an international health ingredients manufacturer and world leader in the development, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals and food products. Kyowa is the maker of branded ingredients including Cognizin® Citicoline, Pantesin® Pantethine, Setria® Glutathione, as well as Sustamine® L-Alanyl-L-Glutamine. kyowa-usa.com
About Epsen Fuller Group
Epsen Fuller Group, epsenfuller.com, is a Top-20 executive search and leadership consulting firm headquartered in New York, and with offices in New Jersey and San Francisco as well as major markets and business centers throughout the world, providing instant access to a world-class executive talent pool driving the global economy. With an integrated suite of leadership solutions focused on enabling clients to build a true talent advantage and achieve their business objectives, Epsen Fuller delivers a dynamic experience, outstanding service, and exceptional value in Executive & Board Search as well as Leadership, Governance, and Private Equity Advisory services.
The firm specializes in three industry verticals – consumer & lifestyle, life sciences, and digital – placing top talent in blue-chip client organizations worldwide.