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Significant Appointment for Company Transition Phase

May 10 2019 Read 185 Times

Biopharmaceutical company Enterprise Therapeutics Ltd, a developer of therapies for patients with respiratory disease, has appointed Amit D. Munshi as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors. His commercial pharma experience will strengthen the company’s leadership team as it transitions to a clinical stage development company.

With more than 28 years of global biopharmaceutical industry experience in management, product and portfolio development, Mr Munshi is currently Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Arena Pharmaceuticals which has a proprietary pipeline in mid-late stage clinical development. He also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Epirus Biopharmaceuticals and Percivia LLC, was a co-founder and Chief Business Officer of Kythera Biopharmaceuticals and held multiple leadership positions at Amgen.

He has a BS in Economics and a BA. in History from the University of California, Riverside and an MBA from the Peter F. Drucker School of Management at Claremont Graduate University.

Dr John Ford, CEO, Enterprise Therapeutics, said: “We are delighted that Amit has chosen to join as Chairman at this exciting time for the Company, as we prepare to take our two lead programmes into the clinic in the next 12 months. Amit brings a wealth of experience in product development, portfolio management and commercial strategy in both the US and EU that will be critical in driving the Company through the next phase of its development.”

Amit D. Munshi, Chairman, Enterprise Therapeutics added: “Enterprise is led by an impressive management team with significant expertise and experience, and is backed by a high-profile syndicate of investors. I believe the Company and its therapeutic programmes have real potential to make a difference to the lives of respiratory disease patients.”

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