Senior Management

Jayne Burrell

Group General Counsel and Company Secretary

Jayne joined Sinclair in January 2015 having spent 12 years at Iceland Foods, the frozen food retailer where she was Head of Legal from 2005 and Company Secretary of a number of associated businesses before being promoted to Group General Counsel and Company Secretary in April 2011. She is responsible for all legal and company secretarial matters across the Sinclair Group as well as HR. Jayne qualified as a solicitor specialising in intellectual property law at the international law
firm Eversheds in 2000 and gained a diploma in intellectual property law and practice at the University of Bristol before moving in-house to British Nuclear Fuels prior to moving to Iceland where she was involved in a number of key disposals and acquisitions including the £1.55bn MBO and £950m high yield bond refinancing.

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Doug Abel

US President

Doug joined Sinclair in November 2015 after having supported Sinclair’s US launch activities as a consultant and brings over 25 years of experience in both commercialization and executive leadership in medical devices, specialty pharma, and biotechnology to our team.   The majority of Doug’s career has been focused on aesthetics and dermatology and on launching new products and companies.  He lead the initial commercial efforts to bring BOTOX® to the aesthetic community while with Allergan and subsequently held senior leadership positions, including CEO roles, at a number of startup businesses and startup divisions of larger companies including Biogen and Suneva Medical.  Doug’s experience spans leadership in sales and marketing, product development, and executive level oversight of all stages of the regulatory approval process, manufacturing, and finance.  He holds a BA in Chemistry from Lafayette College and an MBA from Temple University.



Nairn McMaster

Head of Intercontinental

Nairn joined Sinclair following the merger with IS Pharmaceuticals in May 2011 and has been responsible for the business development activities at Sinclair and recently became head of intercontinental operations. Nairn holds a degree in Biochemistry and Pharmacology and with 18 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry has held a number of commercial and business development positions in Sanofi, Link Pharmaceuticals and Archimedes.

Louis Payet

Head of Europe & APAC

Louis joined Sinclair in July 2014 and is responsible for operations in the APAC region. Louis has more than 10 years’ experience in the Asia Pacific region. He has previously held positions in business and corporate development at Novartis and Menarini and also has a background in corporate finance. Louis holds a Post Doctoral Fellowship with the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology and is a Doctor of Medicine.


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