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Former CCO of Y-mAbs Therapeutics brings 20 years of pharma and biotech commercial leadership
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & MONTREAL, January 05, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Repare Therapeutics Inc. ("Repare" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: RPTX), a leading clinical-stage precision oncology company, today announced the appointment of Philip Herman as its EVP Commercial & New Product Development.
"We are excited to welcome Phil to Repare as we are looking forward to key catalysts for RP-3500 and RP-6306 in 2022. 2022 will be an important year for us as we continue to build Repare into the leading precision oncology company delivering synthetic lethality medicines that meaningfully improve the lives of cancer patients," said Lloyd M. Segal, President and Chief Executive Officer of Repare. "Phil is an experienced executive who brings to us decades of global oncology experience which will be invaluable as we establish and execute on an integrated product development plan and an eventual commercial launch strategy for the Company."
"I am thrilled to join Repare at this exciting time in the Company’s evolution," said Mr. Herman. "I look forward to contributing my expertise in guiding Repare towards a potential commercial launch and assisting the Company as it begins to transition from a clinical stage company to a commercial organization."
Mr. Herman joins Repare from Y-mAbs Therapeutics, where he served as Chief Commercial Officer and led the successful launch of DANYELZA® (naxitamab). He brings extensive commercial experience with a focus in oncology and rare diseases and has a proven track record of successful new product launches. He has held several marketing positions including Vice President, Head of Santhera U.S. and Head of Commercial, Head of Marketing at Dyax Corp., Director of Marketing at Vanda Pharmaceuticals, and various commercial positions of increasing responsibility at Pfizer. Mr. Herman received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and a BA in business administration from Baldwin Wallace University.
About Repare Therapeutics, Inc.
Repare Therapeutics is a leading clinical-stage precision oncology company enabled by its proprietary synthetic lethality approach to the discovery and development of novel therapeutics. The Company utilizes its genome-wide, CRISPR-enabled SNIPRx® platform to systematically discover and develop highly targeted cancer therapies focused on genomic instability, including DNA damage repair. The Company’s pipeline includes its lead product candidate RP-3500, a potential leading ATR inhibitor currently in Phase 1/2 clinical development, its second clinical candidate, RP-6306, a PKMYT1 inhibitor currently in Phase 1 clinical development, a Polθ inhibitor program, as well as eight other early-stage, pre-clinical programs. For more information, please visit reparerx.com.
SNIPRx® is a registered trademark of Repare Therapeutics Inc.
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