IRVINE, Calif., April 4, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IDM Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: IDMI) announced today the appointment of Gregory J. Tibbitts to its board of directors, effective April 3, 2008. Mr. Tibbitts is currently the chief financial officer for CryoCor, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRYO), a San Diego-based medical device company and in this role has overseen the transition from a private to public company, as well as from a clinical stage company to the current commercial operation.
"Greg's extensive financial experience will be an asset to IDM Pharma's board of directors," said Timothy P. Walbert, president and chief executive officer of IDM Pharma. "In senior positions at both privately-held and publicly-traded companies, Greg has proven himself to be an executive with strong integrity and outstanding leadership abilities."
During his more than 19 years in the financial and pharmaceutical industries, Mr.Tibbitts has held senior positions in a number of other companies including chief financial officer at Elitra Pharmaceuticals, a privately held drug discovery company. In addition, Mr. Tibbitts served as senior manager at Ernst & Young LLP and division controller at ITT Residential Capital.
Mr. Tibbitts received a bachelor's degree from the University of San Diego and a master's degree from San Diego State University, and is a Certified Public Accountant.
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