WILMINGTON, N.C. — Ninad Deshpanday, a former executive with Synta Pharmaceuticals, is the new vice president of pharmaceutical development at AAIPharma.

The position is an expansion to AAIPharma’s management team.

Deshpanday had worked for AAIPharma earlier in his career. He was vice president of drug development for Synta. He also at one time was technical business director for the pharmaceuticals division at Cardinal Health.

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