SYDNEY, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Pharmaceutical company Pharmaxis (ASX: PXS; Nasdaq: PXSL) today announced that it had appointed Dr Howard Fox to its senior management team in the position of Chief Medical Officer. Dr Fox will assume responsibility for regulatory affairs, pharmacovigilance and medical affairs. Clinical Operations will continue to report to the Medical Director, Dr Brett Charlton.
Dr Fox has more than 15 years experience in the international pharmaceutical industry, the last ten of which has been in respiratory product development. He was most recently with Novartis as a Global Brand Medical Director and previously held the positions of Senior Clinical Research Physician and Principle Medical Expert for Novartis.
Dr Alan Robertson, Pharmaxis Chief Executive Officer said: "The appointment of Howard Fox provides the international regulatory and pharmacovigilance experience necessary for Pharmaxis to bring Bronchitol successfully and rapidly to the market and we are very much looking forward to his contribution."
Dr Fox who has just relocated from the United Kingdom will be based at the company's head office in Sydney.
Pharmaxis (ACN 082 811 630) is a specialist pharmaceutical company
involved in the research, development and commercialization of therapeutic
products for chronic respiratory and immune disorders. Its development
pipeline of products includes Aridol for the management of asthma, Bronchitol
for cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
(COPD), PXS25 for the treatment of lung fibrosis and PXS4159 for asthma.
Founded in 1998, Pharmaxis is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange
(symbol PXS), and on NASDAQ Global Market (symbol PXSL). The company is
headquartered in Sydney at its TGA-ap
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