Navigation Links
Planet Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Appoints Theron (Ted) Odlaug, Ph.D. as Executive Chairman
Date:8/17/2011

LIBERTY, Mo. and DANBURY, Conn., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Planet Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. and its wholly owned Subsidiaries (collectively, "Planet"), a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company focused on providing products for allergy and asthma sufferers, today announced that Theron (Ted) E. Odlaug, Ph.D. has been named as the company's Executive Chairman and will assume the additional role of Chief Executive Officer on August 29, 2011. Odlaug will replace William (Bill) Goldberg, who has joined MediMedia USA, Inc. as Chief Executive Officer. Goldberg will remain on Planet's board of directors as an independent director.

Odlaug will be responsible for day-to-day operations and corporate strategy. "Ted's extensive experience in the pharmaceutical and life sciences arenas make him the ideal candidate to lead the company," said Goldberg.

Scott Glenn, Chairman, commented, "Ted has an impressive record of accomplishment. We are confident in his ability to guide Planet through its next stage of corporate development. We also thank Bill for the tremendous job he has done with Planet. We wish him well in his new role with MediMedia."

"I am pleased to lead Planet at such an exciting time in the company's history," said Odlaug.

From 2008 until January of this year Ted was President and CEO of CyDex Pharmaceuticals, Inc when the company was sold under Ted's leadership to Ligand Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Prior to CyDex, Ted served as Managing Partner of EIR Healthcare Advisors, LLC. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President and a member of the senior management committee at Fujisawa Healthcare Inc. until its merger with Yamanouchi in 2005, which resulted in the formation of Astellas Pharma. He left Astellas in 2006 after successfully supporting the U.S. post-merger integration process.

Odlaug holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the University of Missouri at Kansas City and a Ph.D. in Public Health from the University of Minnesota.

Contact:

Planet Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
Francesca DiNota, Vice President and CFO
816-792-8512


'/>"/>
SOURCE Planet Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. New Technology to Revolutionize the Way the Planet Does Business
2. Fountain Healthy Aging Inc Announces Agreement to Acquire Natural Planet USA
3. DNA-Planet Launches New Service for Customer-Individual Indirect DNA Paternity Testing and Kinship Analysis
4. The Biotechnology Industry Organization and Critical Path Institute Partner With Mediaplanet, Biocom, and the University of California Office to Spotlight the Science That Is Healing, Fueling and Feeding Our Global Population
5. Mediaplanet Launches Campaign for Awareness of Neurological Issues
6. Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. to Hold Conference Call on Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results on Monday, August 11, at 8:30 A.M. EDT
7. Johnson & Johnson Completes Acquisition of Omrix Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
8. Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. to Hold Conference Call on Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2008 Financial Results on Friday, March 13, 2009 at 8:30am EDT
9. Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2008 Financial Results
10. Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Michael P. Tarnok as Interim Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
11. Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. to Hold Conference Call on First Quarter 2009 Financial Results on Thursday, May 14, 2009 at 8:30am EDT
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/27/2016)... 2016 /PRNewswire/ - BIOREM Inc. (TSX-V: BRM) ("Biorem" or "the ... major shareholders, Clean Technology Fund I, LP and Clean ... based venture capital funds which together hold approximately ... fully diluted, as converted basis), that they have entered ... equity holdings in Biorem to TUS Holdings Co. Ltd. ...
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... June 27, 2016 , ... Rolf K. ... the faculty of the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School ... entrepreneurship at UNC Kenan-Flagler, with a focus on the school’s international efforts, leading ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... While the majority of commercial spectrophotometers and fluorometers use the ... models are higher end machines that use the more unconventional z-dimension of 20mm. ... the bottom of the cuvette holder. , FireflySci has developed several Agilent flow ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... June 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - FACIT has announced ... biotechnology company, Propellon Therapeutics Inc. ("Propellon" ... commercialization of a portfolio of first-in-class WDR5 inhibitors ... such as WDR5 represent an exciting class of ... precision medicine for cancer patients. Substantial advances have ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:3/29/2016)... 29, 2016 LegacyXChange, Inc. (OTC: ... and SelectaDNA/CSI Protect are pleased to announce our successful ... a variety of writing instruments, ensuring athletes signatures against ... collectibles from athletes on LegacyXChange will be assured of ... DNA. Bill Bollander , CEO states, ...
(Date:3/22/2016)... PUNE, India , March 22, 2016 ... new market research report "Electronic Sensors Market for ... Fingerprint, Proximity, & Others), Application (Communication & ... and Geography - Global Forecast to 2022", ... consumer industry is expected to reach USD ...
(Date:3/21/2016)... , March 22, 2016 ... with passcodes for superior security   ... leading provider of secure digital communications services, today announced ... technology and offer enterprise customers, particularly those in the ... recognition and voice authentication within a mobile app, alongside, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):