Santini recently retired from a 27-year career at Eli Lilly, where he was most recently senior vice president of corporate strategy and business development.
A spokesperson for Allena said of his new role: “The Allena founding team has successfully worked with Mr. Santini in the past and his strategic insights and proven expertise will be of significant value to the company as it accelerates the development of its non-systemic protein therapeutics.”
New appointments at biopharma and equipment companies also feature in this week's column.
Plus other people on the move in the pharma industry in this week's column.
People are on the move at Baxter, Merck & Co., Johnson & Johnson, and elsewhere in this...
Twin changes at AstraZeneca's MedImmune kick off this week's gallery, as well as jobs news from Europe
UCB has more than drugs in its 2015 pipeline, while BUPA and biotechs hire new recruits.