CFO Studio Magazine Article:
Transitioning From Larger to Smaller Organizations, 3rd Quarter 2012
Damian brings 20 years of experience in finance, including 16 years in the pharmaceutical industry. He joined West-Ward Pharmaceuticals in April 2011 from Daiichi Sanyko Pharmaceutical Development where he held the position of Vice President, Finance. He was also the Chair of the Company’s Global R&D Finance Committee and his scope included financial oversight of research facilities in the US, Japan, UK, Germany and India as well as managing the Outsourcing function. Damian also spent a significant portion of his career at AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals with time spent in their US business, as well as Global R&D, performing a variety of roles across the Finance organization. He began his career in public accounting at KPMG.
Damian holds a BS in Accounting from Penn State University and an MBA from the University of Delaware. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Treasury Professional.