La Jollan moves up at Amylin

Marcea Bland Lloyd of La Jolla has been named senior vice president, chief administrative officer and general counsel of Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

She previously served as senior vice president for government and corporate affairs and general counsel for the company.

She is immediate past chairperson of the Executive Leadership Foundation, a member of the board of directors for California Healthcare Institute (CHI) and is an associate of the Women Business Leaders of the United States Health Care Industry Foundation. She received a B.S./B.A. from Knox College and a J.D. from Northwestern University.

The company also announced that Harry J. Leonhardt is the new senior vice president, legal and compliance, deputy general counsel and corporate secretary.