Allergan plc executive vice president and COO Rob Stewart is leaving the company to become the president of Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC on Jan. 25, 2018.
Wayne Swanton has been appointed Allergan's executive vice president of global operations following Stewart's notification that he is leaving.
Stewart will become the president, CEO and board member of Amneal Pharmaceuticals once it combines with Impax Laboratories Inc.
The combined company will be known as Amneal Pharmaceuticals, and will see Impax President and CEO Paul Bisaro become its executive chairman.
Meanwhile, Amneal's co-CEOs and co-founders, Chirag Patel and Chintu Patel, will serve as co-chairmen of the combined company's board.