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|Kindred Biosciences Elects Denise Bevers to its Board of Directors and Promotes Her to President|
Since co-founding KindredBio in 2012, Ms. Bevers has assumed increasing levels of responsibility and has been instrumental in growing KindredBio into one of the world's leading veterinary biopharmaceutical companies. In her expanded role as President, Ms. Bevers will be responsible for all operational functions. She will retain her title as COO and continue to oversee the commercial organization, including the launch of KindredBio's first product, Mirataz® (mirtazapine transdermal ointment).
"Denise is a remarkably talented leader and it is a pleasure to announce her well-deserved promotion and election to our Board. As KindredBio's Co-Founder, she has been critical in our successes, including our recent transition to a commercial-stage company, and in our mission to transform veterinary medicine. I would like to personally thank her for her partnership and tireless dedication as we steer KindredBio toward even greater heights," said
Ms. Bevers is an experienced pharmaceutical executive with a distinguished career in clinical operations, medical affairs, and scientific communications. With over 20 years of pharmaceutical and research experience, she has successfully managed dozens of product launches and development programs from Phase I through Phase IV. Ms. Bevers previously held leadership positions at
"I am honored to be appointed to the Board and promoted to President, and I look forward to furthering KindredBio's mission of bringing the best of the best human medications to pets," said Ms. Bevers. "I am incredibly energized to continue to advance our deep pipeline of novel drugs and biologics in development, and lead KindredBio to its next phase of growth."
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