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Hisanori Maei

Nori Maei was appointed Vice President of Business Planning and Alliance Management in March 2015. He is responsible for all aspects of the Otsuka/Avanir alliance and is also in charge of planning international aspects of the business.

Nori brings over 20 years of pharmaceutical experience in sales, marketing and general management.

Prior to joining Avanir, he held the role of Senior Director of Business Planning and Execution for Otsuka Pharmaceutical Europe in the U.K. Before that, he served in global pharmaceutical development & commercialization roles at both Otsuka Pharmaceutical in Japan and Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization in the U.S.

Nori received his Bachelor of Science in Life Science from Rikkyo University in Tokyo.

Vice President, Business Planning and Alliance Management

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