REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rezolute, Inc. (“Rezolute” or “the Company”) (OTCQB:RZLT), announced today that the Company has appointed veteran global healthcare executive Philippe Fauchet, O.B.E. to its board of directors.
Philippe has spent more than 35 years in the pharmaceutical industry, including most recently as the chairman of GlaxoSmithKline Japan where he joined as president & representative director in 2010. Previously, he served as senior vice president, corporate business development, head of Sanofi-Aventis Group and as a member of the Management Committee. Philippe is currently a director and senior advisor to several biotech companies, as well as a venture partner in an investment firm.
Nevan Elam, Rezolute’s chief executive officer, said, “We are thrilled to add Philippe to our board and believe that he will make tremendous contributions as we continue to evolve. Philippe’s insights on market dynamics and strategic relationships will be a critical asset especially as our lead program, RZ358, progresses through late-stage clinical trials.”
Mr. Fauchet added, “Joining Rezolute’s board is an exciting opportunity given that the Company’s therapeutic candidates have the potential to meaningfully improve the quality of life for patients with serious metabolic disorders across the globe. I look forward to working with the Rezolute team.”
About Rezolute, Inc.
Rezolute is advancing targeted therapies for rare, metabolic, and life-threatening diseases. Its lead clinical asset, RZ358, is in Phase 2b development as a potential treatment for CHI, a rare pediatric endocrine disorder. Its pipeline also includes RZ402, an IND-ready orally available plasma kallikrein inhibitor which is staged to transition into clinical development, for the treatment of diabetic macular edema. For more information, visit www.rezolutebio.com or follow us on Twitter.
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