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An executive vice-president of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc will leave the company, even as the Canadian drugmaker fends off criticism about management turnover from its takeover target Allergan Inc . Valeant confirmed late on Friday after inquiries by Reuters, Executive vice-president and company group chairman Ryan Weldon will leave. Like Chief Executive Mike Pearson, Weldon previously worked for management consulting firm McKinsey & Co. Valeant said Weldon’s departure was planned, and takes effect after it completes a $1.4 billion sale of several injectable treatments to Nestle SA .

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