Last Updated on April 8, 2019 by Sultan Beardsley
A press release today from Corbus Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: CRBP) announced the addition of Rachelle Jaques to the board of directors. After this appointment CRBP’s board consists of 7 highly qualified directors, 5 of which are independent.
Here are some interesting facts about Ms. Jaques mentioned in the press release:
- The CEO of Enzyvant Therapeutics; a private clinical stage biopharmaceutical company pursuing therapies for rare diseases.
- Previously served as the Senior Vice President and Global Complement Franchise head at Alexion Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ALXN). There Ms. Jaques headed ALXN’s global commercialization strategy and implementation of rare disease therapies.
- Previously served as Vice President of U.S Hematology Marketing at Shire plc (Now part of Takeda).
- Previously served as Vice President of Business Operations at Baxalta.
Chairman of CRPB Board Of Directors Alan Holmer commented:
We are delighted to welcome Rachelle to our Board of Directors,…She brings an invaluable biopharmaceutical industry perspective toFrom CRBP Press Release
Corbusgained from her over a 25-year career. We look forward to benefiting from her exceptional insights into business operations as well as global and country-specific commercial marketing and sales as the Company lays the groundwork for its commercialization strategy.
Ms. Raques commented:
I have come to recognize and admire the pioneering workFrom CRBP Press Release
Corbusis undertaking in the development of treatments for rare inflammatory and fibrotic diseases, and I am excited to join a team that shares my dedication to patient-centric health solutions…I look forward to working with Corbus’ leadership team and my fellow directors as the Company develops its go-to-market commercial strategies ahead of topline results from several key studies in 2020.
CRBP CEO Yuval Cohen, Ph.D. added:
Rachelle is an accomplished biopharmaceutical executive with extensive commercial experience building and scaling successful drug franchises, and I am pleased to welcome her to our Board… She will be a real asset to our team as we bring our much-needed therapies to market and continue to advance our vision to become the leader in the treatment of inflammatory and fibrotic diseases by targeting the endocannabinoid system.From CRBP Press Release
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