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Amgen power handoff comes at critical time

By   /  Friday, May 18th, 2012  /  Banking & Finance, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Amgen power handoff comes at critical time

Incoming Amgen chief Robert Bradway takes the baton from longtime CEO Kevin Sharer as the world’s largest biotech company makes critical decisions about how it will compete with Big Pharma and biosimilars. Amgen, the Tri-Counties’ only blue-chip stock and the largest employer in the region with more than 6,000 employees, will install Bradway, a former Read More →


Patent ruling a lucrative gift for Amgen

By   /  Friday, December 23rd, 2011  /  Top Stories  /  1 Comment

Thousand Oaks-based Amgen made national headlines on Dec. 15 when it announced that Kevin Sharer, its longtime CEO who has drawn intense scrutiny for pay that ballooned while Amgen’s stock stagnated, will retire next year. But the more critical news to the future of Amgen, the biggest private-sector employer in Ventura County, was not that Read More →