Teligent names Yachmetz to chief legal officer, corporate secretary

Teligent Inc., a Buena-based speciality generic pharmaceutical company, announced on Friday it has named Philip Yachmetz to chief legal officer and corporate secretary.

“We are pleased that Phil has agreed to join our Teligent team.  Phil’s extensive experience as a general counsel/chief legal and compliance officer with pharmaceutical, biotechnology and health care companies will be an excellent addition to our team,” Timothy B. Sawyer, CEO and president of Teligent, said.

Prior to Teligent, Yachmetz was the chief legal and compliance officer at Sovereign Medical Services Inc. Before that, he held several senior executive roles at Savient Pharmaceuticals Inc.