“Top Blacks In Healthcare” 2014: Lonnel Coats

Lonnel Coats is president and chief executive officer of Eisai Inc. He provides administrative oversight to all operating companies in the U.S., including Morphotek, Inc. and Eisai Machinery U.S.A. Previously, Coats was responsible for the strategic direction of the U.S. business.

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Coats’ venture into the pharmaceutical industry was born while at home studying for the LSAT and fighting off a major case of cabin fever. He was seeking a profession with excitement—but with meaning.