RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Chimerix, Inc., a biotechnology company developing orally available antiviral therapeutics, announced today that Kenneth I. Moch has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. Moch brings more than 25 years of experience in managing and financing biomedical technologies, and has played a key role in building several life science companies. In this newly-created position, Mr. Moch will be responsible for overseeing corporate and financial strategy, business development and operations, reporting to George Painter, Ph.D., Chimerix's President and Chief Executive Officer.
"Ken is a seasoned industry executive whose depth and breadth of leadership experience significantly strengthens the Chimerix management team," said Dr. Painter. "I look forward to working closely with Ken on a shared vision for advancing Chimerix's pipeline of potent broad spectrum antiviral compounds, and building an organization focused on advancing important new medicines."
"With a rich pipeline of next-generation antiviral drug candidates, productive platform technology, an extraordinary library of new leads and supportive top-tier investors, Chimerix combines deep assets with the scientific heritage necessary to emerge at the forefront of antiviral drug development," said Mr. Moch. "I am excited to join this veteran team. We have the opportunity to create much-needed new pharmaceutical products with promise in a broad range of challenging viral diseases."
Prior to joining Chimerix, Mr. Moch founded Euclidean Life Science Advisors, a provider of strategic advisory services to life sciences companies, where he most recently served as President and CEO of BioMedical Enterprises, Inc., a developer and marketer of orthopaedic memory metal implants. Previously, he was Managing Director, Healthcare Investment
|SOURCE Chimerix, Inc.|
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