ALPHAEON Announces New COO

Bob Rhatigan is the new chief operating officer (COO) of ALPHAEON Corporation. In his new position, Rhatigan will play a key role in the development of ALPHAEON's commercial execution and future growth.

"I am delighted to welcome such an accomplished innovator and leader to the ALPHAEON team," said ALPHAEON CEO Robert E. Grant. "Bob has an outstanding track record of successful business leadership in medical aesthetics and will add tremendous value as ALPHAEON continues its rapid expansion to become the leader in providing innovative products and services in the lifestyle healthcare market."

Rhatigan comes to ALPHAEON from Allergan, where he most recently served as senior vice president, general manager and chief executive of SkinMedica. Prior to this role, he served as senior vice president of Allergan's Facial Aesthetics business, where he led the launches of BOTOX COSMETIC, JUVEDERM and LATISSE in the United States.