DULUTH, GA. — Stiefel Laboratories, a pharmaceutical firm focused on dermatology, has a new vice president for corporate development.

Jim Loerop joins the firm and will lead efforts to negotiate and implement new business opportunities, acquisitions and divestitures, the company said.

Loerop has held executive positions with Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Curatek Pharmaceuticals, IMS Health and KV Pharmaceutical Co.

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