Aziz Mottiwala joined Avanir as Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, in July 2017.
Aziz is responsible for overall leadership of the Avanir commercial organization. Aziz brings the strategic vision and operational leadership required for the commercial success of Avanir and is responsible for sales results, compliance, expense management, and other matters related to Avanir sales and marketing activities.
Aziz has more than 15 years of pharmaceutical sales and marketing experience. He spent over 10 years at Allergan, most recently as Vice President, US Eye Care Marketing. Prior to Allergan, Aziz was a Senior Consultant at IMS/Cambridge Management Consulting, a Product Manager at Valeant Pharmaceuticals and an Area Sales Manager at Aventis Pharmaceutical.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from the University of California San Diego and an MBA in Marketing and Finance from University of Southern California.