New Associate Director, Information Security Executive Search

Posted on 05-22-2019
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Kirby Partners Vice President Bryan Kirby is conducting a national executive search to fill an Associate Director, Information Security position for Avanir Pharmaceuticals.

Avanir Pharmaceuticals is a global pharmaceutical company committed to delivering central nervous system (CNS) solutions. Avanir is a subsidiary of Otsuka America, Inc. (OAI), a holding company established in the U.S. in 1989.

Avanir Pharmaceutical has two main products used for treatments of CNS disorders:

  • NUEDEXTA is the first and only FDA approved treatment for PseudoBulbar Affect (PBA), a medical condition that causes involuntary, sudden, and frequent episodes of crying and/or laughing in people living with certain neurologic conditions or brain injury.
  • ONZETRA® Xsail® is the first intranasal medication delivery system for the acute treatment of adult migraines.

The Associate Director, Information Security is responsible for the overall design, execution and day-to-day management of Avanir’s information security capabilities in alignment with appropriate global information security standards. As the architect and thought leader in developing a comprehensive, risk-based information security strategy and roadmap, drive the maturity of Avanir’s people, processes and tools to support and enhance this critical business capability.

The position is located in WalletHub’s “No. 9 Best Place to Live in California for Families,” midway between Los Angelas and San Diego, in Aliso Viejo. Incorporated in 2001, Aliso Viejo has high performing schools and is also ranked as the 10th safest city in America and California’s 3rd safest city by

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