Navigation Links
New Shire Board Member
Date:11/2/2009

DUBLIN, Ireland, November 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY) announces that Mr David Stout joined the Board as a Non Executive Director with effect from 31 October 2009.

Mr Stout has extensive pharmaceutical experience. Most recently he was President, Pharmaceutical Operations at GSK. In this position he had responsibility for pharmaceutical operations in the United States, Europe, Japan and all other International Markets. Mr Stout was also responsible for global manufacturing and global Biologics (vaccines) at GSK. Prior to that he was President of GSK's US Pharmaceuticals Business and before that SmithKline Beecham's North American Pharmaceuticals Business. Before joining SmithKline Beecham, Mr Stout worked for many years at Schering-Plough.

Mr Stout holds directorships at Allos Therapeutics, Inc, Jabil Circuit, Inc. and Airgas Inc.

Matt Emmens, Chairman of Shire commented;

"We are delighted to welcome David Stout to the Shire Board. He brings with him extensive international experience in the pharmaceutical industry, which we believe will be of great value to Shire as it continues its growth trajectory and becomes a more global company."

Notes to Editors

SHIRE PLC

Shire's strategic goal is to become the leading specialty biopharmaceutical company that focuses on meeting the needs of the specialist physician. Shire focuses its business on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), human genetic therapies (HGT) and gastrointestinal (GI) diseases as well as opportunities in other therapeutic areas to the extent they arise through acquisitions. Shire's in-licensing, merger and acquisition efforts are focused on products in specialist markets with strong intellectual property protection and global rights. Shire believes that a carefully selected and balanced portfolio of products with strategically aligned and relatively small-scale sales forces will deliver strong results.

For further information on Shire, please visit the Company's website: http://www.shire.com.

    For further information please contact:

    Investor
    Relations    Clea Rosenfeld (Rest of the World)       +44-1256-894-160
                 Eric Rojas (North America)               +1-617-551-9715
    Media        Jessica Mann (Rest of the World)         +44-1256-894-280
                 Matthew Cabrey (North America,           +1-484-595-8248
                 Specialty Pharma)
                 Jessica Cotrone (North America, HGT)     +1-617-613-4640

SOURCE Shire Plc


'/>"/>
SOURCE Shire Plc
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Shire Appoints Sylvie Gregoire President of Human Genetic Therapies Business
2. Shires ELAPRASE(R) (idursulfase) Approved in Japan for the Treatment of Hunter Syndrome
3. Shire Divests Non-Core Product Portfolio to Almirall
4. Correction: Shire plc: Third Quarter 2007 results date notification November 1, 2007
5. David Mott Appointed Non Executive Director at Shire
6. Shire plc: Board Changes
7. Alba Therapeutics Corporation and Shire plc Enter Into $325 Million ex-US, ex-Japan Licensing Agreement to Develop and Commercialize AT-1001
8. Shire Expands its Gastrointestinal Portfolio Through In-Licensing Celiac Disease Phase 2 Product From Alba Therapeutics Corporation
9. FDA Approves Additional Dosage Strengths of Shires ADHD Treatment VYVANSE(TM) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) Which May Help Physicians Tailor Treatment for Individual Patients
10. Texas Boy Receives Wheelchair From New Hampshire Couples Recently Deceased Granddaughter
11. Shire Engages Palio
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/25/2016)... Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) , ... May 25, 2016 , ... ... Diego area and has consistently been rated one of its top attractions. Fortune ... the globe to participate in a unique and intimate team-building experience. , Each event ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 25, 2016 , ... ... Michael Fitzmaurice recently became double board-certified in surgery and surgery of the hand ... Dr. Fitzmaurice is no stranger to going above and beyond in his pursuit ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... LAKE CITY, UTAH. (PRWEB) , ... May 25, 2016 , ... ... efficiencies in healthcare information exchange, today announced that Charles W. Stellar has been named ... as WEDI’s interim CEO since January 2016. As an executive leader with more than ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 24, 2016 , ... ... attacks, diabetes, and traumatic injuries, will be accelerated by research at Worcester Polytechnic ... into engines of wound healing and tissue regeneration. , The novel method, developed ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/28/2016)... and BANGALORE, India , April ... EdgeVerve Systems, a product subsidiary of Infosys (NYSE: ... today announced a global partnership that will provide ... to use mobile banking and payment services.      ... a key innovation area for financial services, but it also ...
(Date:4/19/2016)... UAE, April 20, 2016 The ... as a compact web-based "all-in-one" system solution for all ... fingerprint reader or the door interface with integration authorization ... access control systems. The minimal dimensions of the access ... into the building installations offer considerable freedom of design ...
(Date:4/13/2016)... , April 13, 2016  IMPOWER physicians supporting ... are setting a new clinical standard in telehealth thanks ... By leveraging the higi platform, IMPOWER patients can routinely ... pulse and body mass index, and, when they opt ... and convenient visit to a local retail location at ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):