January 26, 2011

Alecia DeCoudreaux, the top attorney for Eli Lilly and Co.’s U.S. unit, will leave to become president of Mills College in Oakland, Calif. DeCoudreaux, 55, has worked at Indianapolis-based Lilly for 30 years after earning her law degree from Indiana University in Bloomington. As general counsel for its U.S. business, DeCoudreaux guided Lilly through all U.S. regulations, including its applications with the Food and Drug Administration to launch new drugs.

Carmel-based Zotec Partners has hired Bradley Myers as director of marketing. Prior to joining Zotec, Myers was the marketing specialist for Medical Management Professionals Inc. Myers has a marketing degree from George Mason University.

John H. Johnson, president of Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co.’s oncology unit, will resign on Friday to become CEO of East Brunswick, N.J.-based biotechnology company Savient Pharmaceuticals Inc. Johnson had been CEO of New York-based ImClone Systems Inc. when Lilly acquired it in 2008.