Prior to founding the Exectuive Search firm Kazan International in 1989, Neil was with Ortho Diagnostic Systems, Inc. as Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing. At Ortho, he was directly responsible for developing the joint venture between Johnson & Johnson and Chiron. This important joint venture included the licensing of the Chiron Hepatitis C test, which represents revenues in excess of $500 million for the Ortho/Chiron/Abbott joint venture.
Additionally, he launched Ortho into new markets in infectious diseases, including HIV, and led marketing efforts to regain substantial market share in blood banking and hemostasis products.
From 1975 until late 1984, Neil was with the Diagnostics Division of Abbott Laboratories in key management roles which included General Manager, Blood Bank Business Unit; Director of Strategic Development; General Manager of Abbott Canada; Marketing Director for Infectious Diseases and Cancer; and National Sales Manager.
Prior to joining Abbott, Neil held various sales and marketing assignments for IBM and Savin Business Machines. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Youngstown State University.
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