LifeSci Advisors' Board Placement Initiative Announces Ninth Board Placement
NEW YORK, June 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LifeSci Advisors, a leading life sciences-focused investor relations consultancy, announced today the ninth placement of a female executive to a life sciences company board as part of their Board Placement Initiative (BPI), a program launched a year ago with the goal to connect female executives in the life sciences industry with companies looking for board candidates. LifeSci is pleased to share news of the appointment of Jean M. Franchi to the Board of Directors of Biophytis, a biotech company listed on Euronext Paris (ALBPS) focused on drugs that target diseases of aging, with drug candidates in clinical development for dry AMD and Sarcopenia.
"I'm honored to join the Biophytis board, and look forward to helping the company achieve a more global presence as it advances its portfolio of innovative therapies addressing unmet needs associated with aging," said Ms. Franchi. "I want to extend my kind thanks to LifeSci for the introduction through its important initiative, BPI."
Ms. Franchi brings more than 30 years of financial experience in biotechnology, including her role as Chief Financial Officer of Dimension Therapeutics and, previously, Good Start Genetics. At Dimension, she played a significant role in successfully introducing the company onto the NASDAQ stock exchange in 2015. Previously, Ms. Franchi spent 16 years at Genzyme Corporation, where she held roles of increasing responsibility and was instrumental in preparing the company for its transition from early market introductions to becoming the industry leader in rare disease drug development and commercialization. Earlier in her career, Ms. Franchi worked in accounting, finance, and sales operations for two diagnostic companies: bioMérieux, Inc., and API, a former division of American Home Products (now Pfizer).
"Jean's decades of experience in finance and success with the biotech IPO process will make her an asset to the Biophytis board," said Michael Rice, Founding Partner, LifeSci Advisors. "We are thrilled that LifeSci Advisors' Board Placement Initiative has been able to play a role in facilitating this appointment."
LifeSci Advisors' Board Placement Initiative is accepting resumes from interested candidates and referrals on an ongoing basis. Resumes or open board seat positions can be sent to email@example.com. You can find out more information about BPI and LifeSci Advisors' commitment to board diversity by visiting www.lifesciadvisors.com/board-diversity-initiatives.
About LifeSci Advisors, LLC:
LifeSci Advisors, LLC (www.lifesciadvisors.com) is a unique investor relations consultancy founded to provide companies in the life sciences a comprehensive solution to investor communications and outreach. With a local presence in New York, Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, London, Geneva and Tel Aviv, the firm provides the highest quality service for its clients through its deep sector specialization. Our roster of PhDs enables us to better understand our clients' R&D, regulatory, and commercial strategy, and our team of capital markets, investor relations, and public relations specialists help our clients effectively communicate to the marketplace. This combination of life sciences, capital markets, and investor relations competencies allows us to provide a valuable and highly differentiated service offering to our clients.
About LifeSci Partners:
LifeSci Partners (www.lifescipartners.com) is the leading provider of comprehensive consulting services in the areas of investor relations, corporate communications, public relations and capital markets advisory. Combining deep domain expertise in the life sciences and decades of experience in capital markets and public relations, we deliver unparalleled services to life sciences companies globally. LifeSci Partners has a physical presence in New York, Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, London, Geneva and Tel Aviv.
For further information, please contact:
LifeSci Advisors, LLC
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: LifeSci Advisors, LLC via Globenewswire
Följ NASDAQ OMX
Skriv in din e-postadress så får du ett mejl när vi har något nytt att berätta.
Senaste pressmeddelandena från NASDAQ OMX
Nasdaq Welcomes Secoo Holding Limited (Nasdaq: SECO) to The Nasdaq Global Market22.9.2017 21:11 | Pressmeddelande
NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Secoo Holding Limited (Nasdaq:SECO), Asia's largest online integrated upscale products and services platform, rang the opening bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square today in celebration of its initial public offering (IPO) on The Nasdaq Global Market. Photos accompanying this announcement are available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/45f7dc57-524d-4463-a839-d201c341a0f1 http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/149603ca-4949-4531-bf94-aeb6ded2e6df http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/e80a55e0-3858-41cb-80d3-9c9296d6143a Secoo is a consumer-focused online retail platform that offers offline experience centers to provide customer support and membership services. Secoo has built a trusted and comprehensive global supply chain for upscale produ
Alipay teams up with Nordic partners to bring "smart tourism" to Chinese visitors22.9.2017 11:42 | Pressmeddelande
HANGZHOU, China, Sept. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alipay, the world's largest online and mobile payment platform, operated by Ant Financial Services Group ("Ant Financial", "Ant"), today announced that it has signed separate MoUs with Finpro (Finland), Svensk Handel (Sweden) and the Scandinavian Tourist Board, which will enable merchants across Nordic region to accept payment via Alipay and reach Chinese customers before, during and after their visit via Alipay's in-app marketing platform. This will bring Chinese tourists the same convenient payment and travel experience that they enjoy in China. Douglas Feagin, President of International Business, Ant Financial Services Group, said, "Alipay has been leading the trend of smart living in China. People not only use Alipay for payment, but also for settlement of all types of needs in their daily life. As part of our globalization strategy, we are focused on working with local partners to bring this
OpenAire brings in the sun with retractable structures across Europe22.9.2017 08:00 | Pressmeddelande
OAKVILLE, Ontario, Sept. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Venues around the world have been thrilled by OpenAire's retractable roof and enclosure designs since 1989. In 28 years, OpenAire's team of experts has completed nearly 1,000 unique retractable roof enclosures and operable skylights for venues of every size and kind internationally, including many groundbreaking designs across Europe. From Russia to warm and sunny Gibraltar, OpenAire has provided many commercial enterprises, resorts and even some private residences with beautiful retractable enclosures that suit their location and climate perfectly. OpenAire works closely with every client from the start, providing them with the flexibility to make their visions a reality. Many clients across Europe have seen increased business and excellent reviews after building an OpenAire solution. Some notable OpenAire designs include: Aqua Sferra's record-breaking 5,667 m2 (60,999 sq. ft.) free-standing aluminum dome housing its indoor
XBiotech to Present at Cantor Fitzgerald's Global Healthcare Conference21.9.2017 14:00 | Pressmeddelande
AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- XBiotech Inc. (NASDAQ:XBIT) announced today that management will be presenting at Cantor Fitzgerald's Global Healthcare Conference taking place September 25-27 at the InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel in New York City. Mr. Benjamin Guzman, the Company's Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Finance, will provide a corporate overview on Wednesday, September 27th at 2:50pm Eastern Time. About True Human(TM) Therapeutic Antibodies Unlike previous generations of antibody therapies, XBiotech's True Human(TM) antibodies are derived without modification from individuals who possess natural immunity to certain diseases. With discovery and clinical programs across multiple disease areas, XBiotech's True Human antibodies have the potential to harness the body's natural immunity to fight disease with increased safety, efficacy and tolerability. About XBiotech
At the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, Chairman of Pilatus Bank draws a stark comparison of the role technology has played in banking vs telecommunication21.9.2017 08:58 | Pressmeddelande
LONDON, Sept. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ali Sadr, Chairman of Pilatus Bank, believes that banks have failed to capture the true essence of technology for improving quality of service, as well as lacking the vision necessary to capture customers' imaginations. Meanwhile, other industries have been revolutionized and continue to thrive by the same technology. America has in the last 10 years been forced to close 10,000 branches. Since 2008, Europe has lost close to 48,000 branches, which is more than 20% of its branch network. There is little doubt that branch banking is on the decline, and online banking is failing to provide a quality service. As we mark the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, Ali Sadr, Chairman of Pilatus Bank, gives a sobering count of the current state of affairs in the use of technology among well established banks, and elaborates on a vision that has the potential to become the largest revolution the banking industry is yet to experience. Chairman Al
Immunicum AB (publ) to Present Preclinical Data on Ilixadencel's Mode of Action at the SITC Meeting in the US21.9.2017 08:00 | Pressmeddelande
Press Release 21 September 2017 Immunicum AB (publ) to Present Preclinical Data on Ilixadencel's Mode of Action at the SITC Meeting in the US Immunicum AB (publ; First North Premier: IMMU.ST) a biopharmaceutical company advancing a novel immune-priming cancer treatment against a variety of solid tumors, today announced that the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) has accepted an abstract on ilixadencel's mode of action for a poster presentation at the SITC 32 nd Annual Meeting, held November 8-12, 2017 at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. The poster titled "In vitro mode of action of ilixadencel - a cell-based allogeneic immune primer for intratumoral administration" will be presented by Immunicum's Chief Scientific Officer, Alex Karlsson-Parra. Immunicum will announce the complete data through a press relea
I vårt pressrum kan du läsa de senaste pressmeddelandena, få tillgång till pressmaterial och hitta kontaktinformation.Besök vårt pressrum