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VIVUS President, CEO, and Director Leland F. Wilson
Leland F. Wilson
4 Ratings

    Promising company destroyed by proxy fit

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA

    I worked at VIVUS full-time


    -learning experience
    -work / life balance
    -best-in-class product


    -upper management (put in place after proxy fight)
    -culture (completely changed for the worse after new leadership)
    -compensation is below market rate

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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Headquarters Mountain View, CA
Size 50 to 149 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (VVUS)
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year

VIVUS is seeking better living through chemistry. The pharmaceutical maker has several products in development and one marketed product: MUSE, a minimally invasive therapy for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. The MUSE applicator dispenses a localized dose of the drug alprostadil (a synthetic version of a natural vasodilator). VIVUS sells MUSE through a direct sales force in the US and through a distribution agreement with Swedish firm Meda in Europe and Paladin Labs in Canada. Drug candidates in the company's pipeline include potential treatments for obesity, sleep... More

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