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
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 Operating Officer
Paul Blanchfield joined Lantheus in January 2020 as Chief Commercial Officer. In June 2022, Mr. Blanchfield was promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Throughout his career in healthcare he has held a variety of leadership roles in sales, marketing, strategy, and operations. 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, he 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, he 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.
Chief Business Officer
Etienne Montagut joined Lantheus as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development in September 2018. In June 2021, Mr. Montagut was promoted to Chief Business Officer. He 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.
Jean-Claude Provost, MD
Interim Chief Medical Officer
Jean-Claude Provost, MD joined Lantheus as Interim Chief Medical Officer in April 2022. Dr Provost brings to the Company more than 30 years of experience in international development of therapeutic drugs and diagnostic agents, including radiopharmaceuticals and contrast media agents. During his career he has consistently demonstrated successful management of global research and development of products at all phases, from discovery to post-marketing life cycle management.
Dr. Provost joined Lantheus from his firm, Theranostics Consulting, where he provides research and development, medical and strategic consulting services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies and investment firms. In this capacity, he has advised Lantheus for the last three years.
Previously, he was head of global research and development for GE Healthcare’s pharmaceutical diagnostics division. Prior to his tenure at GE Healthcare, he co-founded Smo-Clinica, a contract research organization that specialized in clinical trial patient recruitment and management. He also held several management and clinical research positions with Pfizer, Bayer, Merck-Serono and Synarc-CCBR. Dr. Provost began his career as Research Physician in Clinical Pharmacology at St Antoine University Hospital (Sorbonne University, Paris).
He is a member of the Board of Directors of Exact Therapeutics AS, Norway and of Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization (CPDC), Canada.
Dr. Provost holds degrees in Methodology and Statistics and Clinical Pharmacology from the University of Paris and a Doctorate in Medicine from the University Pierre & Marie Curie, Paris.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Vivian Yao joined Lantheus as Chief Human Resources Officer in December of 2021. Ms. Yao has more than 25 years of experience in Human Resources. Most recently Ms. Yao was the Vice President of Human Resources at Jabil’s EMS Division, where she was accountable for more than 100,000 employees globally. Prior to Jabil, she held Human Resource executive roles of increasing responsibility at Johnson & Johnson for Ethicon, Global Surgery, Global Medical Devices and One J&J China over the course of five years. In addition, Ms. Yao spent 11 years at General Electric in various global Human Resources roles of increasing accountabilities. She holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Arts in International Business from China Foreign Affairs College.
Other Key Leaders
Senior Vice President, Manufacturing and Technical Operations
Dorothy (Dottie) Barr joined Lantheus in 2015 and has more than 25 years of experience leading all aspects of global supply chain and manufacturing operations encompassing medical device, pharmaceutical, and radio-pharmaceutical products. She currently serves as the Company’s Senior Vice President, Manufacturing and Technical Operations. Ms. Barr has served in positions of increasing responsibility at Lantheus, including most recently as Vice President of Manufacturing and Supply Chain.
Prior to joining Lantheus, Ms. Barr was Vice President, Supply Chain, Materials and Logistics at T2 Biosystems. Prior to that, she held positions of increasing responsibility at Haemonetics, where she ultimately rose to the position of Vice President, Global Supply Chain. Ms. Barr earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Framingham State University and a Master of Business Administration from Babson College.
Chief of Staff & Vice President, Corporate Communications
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.
Chief Accounting Officer
Andrea Sabens joined Lantheus in 2009 and brings more than 20 years of accounting and finance experience. She currently serves as the Company’s Chief Accounting Officer. Ms. Sabens has served in positions of increasing responsibilities at Lantheus, in which she has had leadership and oversight of the Controllership, FP&A, Tax, Treasury and shared services related functions.
Prior to joining Lantheus, Ms. Sabens held progressive financial management roles at Presstek, Inc. and Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Prior to that she served as an Audit Senior for Ernst & Young. Ms. Sabens earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of New Hampshire, a Master of Business Administration, and Master of Science in Organizational Leadership from Southern New Hampshire University. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the state of New Hampshire.
Senior Vice President, Quality
Carol Walker has served as Senior Vice President, Quality since April 2018. 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.