Omnicare Appoints Amit Jain to Lead the Sales Efforts for Its Specialty Care Group
COVINGTON, Ky., June 8, 2011 - Omnicare, Inc., today announced it has appointed Amit Jain to serve as Vice President of Business Development, Specialty Care Group.
Mr. Jain will be responsible for leading the sales and marketing function for Omnicare's Specialty Care Group. In this role, he will provide strategic and tactical business development direction for the aspect of the group's operations that is focused on providing manufacturers of specialty products with commercialization services. Mr. Jain will report directly to Nitin Sahney, EVP and President, Specialty Care Group.
"We are excited to have Amit join our team," commented Mr. Sahney. "We look forward to leveraging his proven track record in sales and solution development to further enhance our relationships with current and prospective manufacturing clients."
Prior to joining Omnicare, Mr. Jain held a number of roles of increasing responsibility for a large global consultancy organization that provides end-to-end outsourcing in the healthcare and financial markets. In his most recent position he was directly accountable for the operations of the North American healthcare vertical. Mr. Jain's strategic sales and marketing plan resulted in revenue growth exceeding five hundred percent from 2006 to 2010.
Mr. Jain has a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Nagpur University, India. He also holds a master's degree in business administration from Grandes Ecole d'Ingenieurs of France.
About Omnicare, Inc.
Omnicare, Inc., a Fortune 500 company based in Covington, Kentucky, is a leading provider of pharmaceutical care for the elderly. Omnicare serves residents in long-term care facilities, chronic care and other settings comprising approximately 1.4 million beds in 47 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. Omnicare is the largest U.S. provider of professional pharmacy, related consulting and data management services for skilled nursing, assisted living and other institutional healthcare providers as well as for hospice patients in homecare and other settings. Omnicare's pharmacy services also include specialty pharmacy operations and a wide range of support services for specialty pharmaceuticals. For more information, visit www.omnicare.com.
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