TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 21, 2014) - Arch Biopartners Inc ("Arch" or the "Company) (CSE:ACH)(OTCBB:FOIFF) announced today the board has appointed Adrian Haigh as an interim director.
Mr. Haigh is currently Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations and Chief Operating Officer of Gentium GmbH. He built and managed the company's commercial and medical affairs organization and was also responsible for business development, playing a pivotal role in the sale of Gentium to Jazz Pharma for $1 billion in December, 2013.
Prior to joining Gentium, Mr. Haigh served as Regional Vice President, Commercial Operations at Biogen Idec where he managed several affiliates and also the global distributor business. From 2002 to 2007 he held leadership positions at Amgen, including General Manager of Portugal and Scandinavia and Head of the $1.5b International Oncology Franchise. His career also includes management positions with SmithKline Beecham, Schering-Plough, Organon and Novo-Nordisk. He also serves on the board of Adherex Technologies.
About Arch Biopartners
Arch Biopartners is a portfolio based biotechnology company established to develop new products and technology for sale to pharmaceutical and industrial companies. The Company's lead technology is in the area of targeting brain tumor initiating cells for the purpose of developing new imaging, diagnostic and therapeutic treatments for malignant glioma. The Company's website address is: www.archbiopartners.com .
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