Amgen names www.skillya.net ray jordan senior vice chairman Thousand trees, calif, september.10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ Amgen(Pink sheets, amgn)Today announced the appointment of ray jordan to the new position of senior vp, corporate and business affairs, effectual october 1. Jordan will report straight to robert a.Bradway, president and ceo, and will lead to strategic jordans for sale communications across amgen, including bodily and mental communications, issues leader and philanthropy. Since 2003 jordan has served as advertising leader at johnson johnson, with regard to corporate communications and public affairs for more than 250 operating companies in 60 countries.Forward joining johnson johnson, jordan was v.P, announcements and information, about pfizer, where he held a range of positions during the period of 17 years.He also served as chair of phrma's public affairs section and of the national prescription council's user group.Prior in his career, jordan was a reporter for a regional daily newspaper and held careers with bristol myers and dun bradstreet. "We are extremely pleased to have ray join amgen, pointed out bradway. "He is a strategic thinker and communicator with skills honed at two respected global health companies.Ray's background in both business management and interactions will serve amgen well as we execute on our strategy to deliver results for both patients and shareholders, Amgen understands, grows, companies and delivers innovative human therapeutics.A medical pioneer since 1980, amgen was factor companies to realize the new science's promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab to manufacturer to patient.Amgen therapeutics have changed the era of the medicine, helping many of us around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney ailments, arthritis rheumatoid, bone disease and other serious conditions.With a deep and broad pipeline of decent new medicines, amgen remains committed to advancing science to rapidly improve people's lives.