LOS ANGELES, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Genesis Biopharma, Inc. (OTC/BB: GNBP), a biotechnology company developing targeted cancer therapies, today announced it has named David Voyticky to its Board of Directors. Mr. Voyticky is currently President of Miller Energy Resources (NYSE: MILL), an oil and gas exploration company, and has more than 16 years of experience in corporate finance and merger and acquisition consulting. The Genesis Biopharma Board now consists of 6 members, including 4 independent directors.
"David's experience in guiding high growth companies will help us effectively manage our current opportunities," stated Anthony J. Cataldo, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Genesis Biopharma. "In addition, as the Company is poised to be a leader in developing new cancer therapies, David's background and expertise in corporate finance and strategic transactions will play an important role in building long term value."
Previously Mr. Voyticky served as a Vice President at the investment banks Goldman Sachs & Co. and Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin, where he advised public and private companies on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, cross-border transactions, and capital-raising activities. He was also a founding partner in Red Mountain Capital Partners, and a partner in Chapman Capital LLC, an activist hedge fund focused on middle market public companies.
Mr. Voyticky received Juris Doctorate and Master's of Business Administration degrees from the University of Michigan, and also holds a Master's in International Policy and Economics from the Ford School at the University of Michigan. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Pomona College.
About Genesis Biopharma, Inc.
Genesis Biopharma, Inc. is a development-stage biotechnology company engaged in the development of targeted cancer therapies. For more information about the company, visit www.genesis-biopharma.com.
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