William L. Ashton
William Ashton is a former Fortune 100 senior executive with over 40 years’ experience in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical business. Mr. Ashton has retired from an extensive career at Amgen Inc. While with Amgen he served in various positions including Vice President of U.S. Sales for Amgen. He also served as Vice President/General Manager of the Corporate Accounts, Business Unit. This unit has responsibility for the sales and marketing to Amgen's largest customer base including health systems, managed care organizations, commercial and government payers, distribution channels, GPO’s and the corporate pricing group.
Since the beginning of 2013, Mr. Ashton has been a principal at Harrison Consulting Group, LLC, a privately held biopharmaceutical consulting firm with expertise in commercialization, payer strategy, and reimbursement.
Mr. Ashton currently serves on the board of a publicly traded company, Recro Pharma. He previously served on the boards of Sucampo Pharmaceuticals and Galena Bio Pharma. In addition, he has served on the boards of the National Osteoporosis Foundation, Friends of the National Library of Medicine, and is a Commissioner on the Medical Representatives National Certification Commission.