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Executive Recruitment Roundup – Biotechnology – June 2014

Authored by Karl Simpson Annalisa Jenkins joins the Board of Biothera, the immuno-oncology company. Dr. Jenkins, until recently the Global Head of R&D at Merck Serono and presently the Chairman or TransCelerate. Biothera’s product, Imprime PGG, is a novel cancer … Continue reading

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Rare Disease Biotech Summit plc Appoints Erik Ostrowski as CFO

Authored by James Sheppard The Oxford Biotech cluster based rare disease biotech Summit plc has announced the appointment of a new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Summit announced that Mr Erik Ostrowski will join the company as CFO with immediate effect … Continue reading

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BMS appoints Chief Operating Officer, elected to Board of Directors

Authored by Karl Simpson Bristol Myers Squibb have announced the appointment of Giovanni Caforio M.D. as Chief Operating Officer. The company also announced that Dr. Caforio has been elected to the Board of Directors. In addition to the role responsibilities … Continue reading

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European biotech clusters must attract executive talent or seek new leaders

Authored by Karl Simpson In pursuit of scientific progress aimed at improving healthcare for society, the industry has gone global. Researchers, academics and industrial partners have collaborated across borders, and barriers of expertise, to translate their inventive ideas through a … Continue reading

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5 Alternative Methods for assessing the potential of a new employer

Authored by Karl Simpson Below are some ideas for the contrarians among you who might assess a new job opportunity. These escape the traditional clichés and provoke you to think about why you might seek to assess jobs in a … Continue reading

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Wilson Therapeutics Raises $40m to advance development program

Authored by James Sheppard The Stockholm based rare disease biotech, Wilson Therapeutics, announced that it had raises $40m in series B funding. The funding was co-led by new investors Abingworth LLP and MVM Life Science Partners LLP. The new investors … Continue reading

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