SOURCE: Kalytera Therapeutics, Inc.

Kalytera Therapeutics, Inc.

June 29, 2016 16:00 ET

Kalytera Therapeutics Appoints Robert Farrell as President and Chief Financial Officer

MANHATTAN BEACH, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 29, 2016) - Kalytera Therapeutics, Inc., a pharmaceutical company developing a portfolio of proprietary cannabinoid and endocannabinoid-like medicines, today announced the appointment of Robert Farrell as Kalytera's President and Chief Financial Officer.

Mr. Farrell has more than 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device sectors. Mr. Farrell has had primary or significant responsibility for the completion of mergers & acquisitions, corporate partnerships, licensing transactions, and divestitures in both the U.S. and Europe. In addition, Mr. Farrell has many years of operational experience, including executive responsibility and responsibility for all financial operations.

Mr. Farrell has held senior positions with publicly listed companies, including Titan Pharmaceuticals, where he served as President and CEO from 2008 to 2009 and as Chief Financial Officer from 1996 to 2008. Mr. Farrell raised over $390M while at Titan via public equity and non-dilutive financings, including seven corporate partnerships. Previously, Mr. Farrell served as CFO, Corporate Group Vice President and General Counsel at Fresenius USA and Fresenius Medical Care, where he completed six corporate partnerships and M&A transactions totaling over $4B. Mr. Farrell received a law degree (J.D.) from the University of California's Hastings College of Law and is a member of the California State Bar.

"After a search for a financial executive with a broad range of experience and strategic acumen, we are delighted that Bob has joined the Kalytera team," said David Stefansky, Co-Founder and Chairman of Kalytera's Board of Directors. "Bob brings to Kalytera an impressive track record of achievement and a range of financial management and strategic planning experience, especially in the areas of capital resource development and partnering."

"This is an exciting time to join Kalytera as the company focuses on developing its portfolio of novel therapeutics," said Mr. Farrell. "I look forward to working with the Kalytera team to maximize our opportunities for success as we work together to meet unmet patient needs in the field of bone health."

About Robert Farrell

Mr. Farrell has more than 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device sectors. Mr. Farrell has had primary or significant responsibility for the completion of mergers & acquisitions, corporate partnerships, licensing transactions, and divestitures in both the U.S. and Europe. In addition, Mr. Farrell has many years of operational experience, including executive responsibility and responsibility for all financial operations.

Mr. Farrell has held senior positions with publicly listed companies, including Titan Pharmaceuticals, where he served as President and CEO from 2008 to 2009 and as Chief Financial Officer from 1996 to 2008. Mr. Farrell raised over $390M while at Titan via public equity and non-dilutive financings, including seven corporate partnerships. Previously, Mr. Farrell served as CFO, Corporate Group Vice President and General Counsel at Fresenius USA and Fresenius Medical Care, where he completed six corporate partnerships and M&A transactions totaling over $4B. Mr. Farrell received a law degree (J.D.) from the University of California's Hastings College of Law and is a member of the California State Bar.

About Kalytera Therapeutics
Kalytera Therapeutics is developing a portfolio of non-psychoactive cannabinoid and endocannabinoid-like medicines that we believe will address large unmet market needs. Kalytera seeks to commercialize its cannabinoid therapies across a range of disease states, with an initial focus on bone health.

Forward-Looking Statement Disclosure

This press release contains certain "forward-looking statements", including statements regarding the efficacy of potential products, the timelines for bringing such products to market, and the availability of funding sources for continued development of such products. Forward-looking statements are based on management's estimates, assumptions, and projections, and are subject to uncertainties, many of which are beyond the control of Kalytera. Actual results may differ materially from those anticipated in any forward-looking statement. Factors that may cause such differences include the risks that potential products that appear promising to Kalytera cannot be shown to be efficacious or safe in subsequent preclinical or clinical trials, Kalytera will not obtain appropriate or necessary governmental approvals to market these or other potential products, Kalytera may not be able to obtain anticipated funding for its development projects or other needed funding, and Kalytera may not be able to secure or enforce adequate legal protection, including patent protection, for its products. All forward-looking statements included in this press release are made only as of the date of this press release, and Kalytera does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or correct any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that subsequently occur or of which we hereafter become aware.

Contact Information

  • Company Contact
    Robert Farrell
    President and CFO
    Phone: (888) 861-2008
    Email: info@kalytera.co