Axovant Strengthens Executive Team with Key Management Appointments
"We are delighted to welcome this group of accomplished pharmaceutical and biotech leaders to Axovant," said
"I look forward to working alongside these impressive leaders," said
New Executive Team Members
Mr. Mohr joins Axovant with over 25 years of experience in pharmaceutical legal and compliance matters. He was previously U.S. General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel,
Dr. Floyd joins Axovant with nearly 20 years of regulatory experience within the pharmaceutical industry. Most recently, he was president of compliance services and chief scientific officer at
Dr. Templeman joins Axovant with over 25 years of experience across various aspects of pharmaceutical operations. He most recently served as chief operations officer at Graybug Vision, and was senior vice president of pharmaceutical operations and quality at Medivation prior to that. He previously held positions of increasing responsibility at
Mr. Wadley joins Axovant with 24 years of commercial leadership experience across sales, marketing, payer access and commercial operations. Mr. Wadley most recently served as senior vice president of sales at
Ms. Bari joins Axovant with over 25 years of U.S. and global communications experience in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. Most recently, she was vice president of corporate communications at Medivation, and was senior vice president of corporate communications at Pharmacyclics prior to that. She has also held positions of increasing responsibility at Ikaria,
In addition, current executive team member Dr. Shankar Ramaswamy will take on a new role at Axovant as vice president, global medical affairs. Dr. Ramaswamy was one of the earliest employees of Axovant and has served the company in multiple roles, including most recently as vice president, medical and scientific communications. He was also involved in the scientific evaluation of new assets for Axovant. Dr. Ramaswamy holds an A.B. from
Additional New Hires
Axovant is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative medicines to broadly address multiple forms of dementia and related neurological disorders. Axovant is developing a pipeline of late- and early-stage product candidates that focuses on the cognitive, functional, and behavioral aspects of debilitating conditions such as Alzheimer's disease and Lewy body dementia and other neurological disorders. For more information, visit www.axovant.com.
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