Mary Anne Heino
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mary Anne Heino brings to Lantheus 30 years of diverse pharmaceutical industry experience. Joining Lantheus in April 2013 as Chief Commercial Officer, Ms. Heino was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in March 2015 and to President and Chief Executive Officer in August 2015. Prior to joining Lantheus, Ms. Heino led Angelini Labopharm LLC and Labopharm USA in the roles of President and Senior Vice President of World Wide Sales and Marketing. Before that, Ms. Heino served in numerous capacities at Centocor, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson Company, including Vice President Strategic Planning and Competitive Intelligence, Vice President Sales, Executive Director Customer Relationship Management and Senior Director Immunology Marketing. Ms. Heino began her professional career with Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V. as a Sales Representative in June 1989 and worked her way up to the role of Field Sales Director in 1999. Ms. Heino received her Master’s in Business Administration from the Stern School of Business at New York University. She earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from the City University of New York and a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She is currently on the Board of Directors for MassMEDIC, an industry association that serves the MedTech community of Massachusetts, and serves on the Executive Committee for the Massachusetts Business Roundtable (MBR).
Robert J. Marshall Jr.
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Robert J. Marshall Jr. joined Lantheus as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in September 2018. Mr. Marshall brings to the Company more than 30 years of finance experience, including in M&A, capital markets and investor relations. Prior to joining Lantheus, Mr. Marshall spent 16 years with Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZBH), a global medical device company with a leading position in musculoskeletal health. He held various senior leadership roles, including Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Treasurer, and most recently as Vice President, Americas Finance, for the U.S., Canadian and Latin American commercial markets. Prior to Zimmer Biomet, Bob was employed with Brown & Williamson Tobacco, a subsidiary of British American Tobacco, p.l.c., in Louisville, Kentucky, where he held several positions of increasing responsibility. Mr. Marshall holds a Master of Business Administration from Indiana University, South Bend, and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Notre Dame. Bob also holds the CFA designation.
Chief Commercial Officer
Paul Blanchfield serves as our Chief Commercial Officer, having joined Lantheus in January 2020. Prior to Lantheus, Mr. Blanchfield worked at Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. where he served as the Head of the U.S. Immunology Business Unit and managed a multi-billion dollar P&L covering multiple rare diseases products. Prior to his time at Takeda, Mr. Blanchfield served in several different roles at Shire Plc across almost 6 years, including as the Head of U.S. Immunology, General Manager of Nordic-Baltics, Head of Corporate Strategy, and Chief of Staff to the CEO. In his time at Shire, Mr. Blanchfield launched multiple products, worked across nine different countries, oversaw a restructuring to increase commercial focus and reduce costs, and led efforts in M&A, corporate defense, integration, and long-term corporate and portfolio strategy. Prior to his time at Shire, Mr. Blanchfield worked at McKinsey & Company for 5 years, where he focused on health care, marketing, and sales. Mr. Blanchfield earned an MBA / MA in Education from Stanford University and an AB in Economics from Duke University.
Istvan Molnar, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
Istvan Molnar, M.D. serves as our Chief Medical Officer, having joined Lantheus in January 2020. Dr. Molnar is an oncologist who brings over 12 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry and the development of early-, mid- and late-stage oncology drugs. Most recently, Dr. Molnar served as Chief Medical Officer of Fusion Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing targeted alpha-particle radiotherapeutics for the treatment of cancer. Previously, he served as Vice President of Development at Merrimack Pharmaceuticals for 3 years, where he was responsible for development in the liposomal franchise. Prior to his role at Merrimack, Dr. Molnar worked at Bayer HealthCare for almost 7 years, serving in several roles, including Deputy Director of Global Medical Affairs, Director of Global Medical Affairs, Director of Clinical Development/Global Clinical Lead. Before starting his career in the pharmaceutical industry, Dr. Molnar practiced medicine as an internist for 3 years. After completing his fellowship in hematology and oncology at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Dr. Molnar became an Assistant Professor at the University, focusing on the care of patients with hematological malignancies for 5 years. Dr. Molnar earned his MD from Semmelweis Medical School in Budapest and achieved board certification in the United States in internal medicine, hematology and oncology.
Chief Business Officer
Etienne Montagut joined Lantheus as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development in September 2018. Mr. Montagut brings to the Company more than 20 years of commercial, portfolio management and business development & licensing experience. Prior to joining Lantheus, Mr. Montagut spent the last six years with GE Healthcare, the $19 billion healthcare business of GE (NYSE: GE) and a leading provider of medical imaging, monitoring, biomanufacturing, and cell and gene therapy technologies. He held various senior leadership roles at GE Healthcare, including General Manager, Global SPECT Portfolio & Director of Cardiology, Executive, Global Product Leader SPECT Neurology & Cardiology, and most recently as Executive, General Manager Molecular Imaging Greater China. Prior to GE Healthcare, while at Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY), a global specialty-driven biopharmaceutical group focused on innovation and specialty care, Mr. Montagut held both commercial and corporate positions, including Corporate Commercial Development, Business Development & Licensing and Portfolio Management. Mr. Montagut holds a Master of Business Administration from Imperial College, London, and a Master of Business Intelligence from EGE in Paris.
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Daniel Niedzwiecki serves as Sr. Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Mr. Niedzwiecki brings 19 years of broad and diverse legal and business experience in corporate, securities, capital markets, transactional, commercial and compliance matters. Dan joined Lantheus in 2013 and has served in positions of increasing responsibilities since originally joining the Company as Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary. Prior to joining Lantheus, Mr. Niedzwiecki was a private equity and mergers and acquisitions attorney with Weil, Gotshal & Manges and, prior to that, a securities and transactional attorney at Palmer & Dodge. Mr. Niedzwiecki started his legal career clerking for the Honorable Frank H. Freedman of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. Mr. Niedzwiecki received a Juris Doctor from Boston University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Williams College.
Senior Vice President, Quality
Carol Walker has served as Senior Vice President, Quality since April 2018. She has overseen our Environment, Health and Safety department since December 2017. She joined Lantheus in February 2015 as Vice President, Quality. Carol brings more than 30 years of industry experience in quality and medical technology primarily in the medical device area. Prior to joining Lantheus, she served as Vice President of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs for Intelligent Medical Devices, Inc. (IMDx), a company that designs, develops and manufactures in vitro diagnostic devices. Prior to that, Carol spent 11 years with Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics where she held positions of increasing responsibility, including Vice President of Quality Assurance. Earlier in her career, Carol held a variety of quality control positions during her 15 year tenure with Nova Biomedical, one of the 25 largest in vitro diagnostic companies in the world. Carol received a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology from the Rochester Institute of Technology.
VP, Corporate Communications and Chief of Staff
Linda Lennox joined Lantheus as Vice President, Corporate Communications and Chief of Staff in August 2020 with more than 25 years of leadership, communications and investor experience. At Lantheus, Ms. Lennox leads the development and execution of the internal and external global corporate communication strategy, including media and public relations, employee communications, and corporate social responsibility (CSR) functions, while ensuring that investor relations and patient advocacy efforts are aligned with the company vision, mission, and goals.
Prior to joining Lantheus, Ms. Lennox served as Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications at AMAG Pharmaceuticals. Prior to joining AMAG, Ms. Lennox served as Senior Director, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications at Lantheus Medical Imaging, Inc. and prior to that as Vice President, Investor and Media Relations at Critical Therapeutics. Ms. Lennox spent 15 years in leadership, financial and communications positions of increasing responsibility at two separate publicly traded energy companies. Ms. Lennox started her career at Putnam Investments and Smith Barney, where she obtained her NASD Series 6, 7 and 63 licenses. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Vermont.