SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Proteolix, Inc. today announced the appointment of Craig C. Parker to the post of Senior Vice President, Finance and Corporate Development and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and the expansion of the company's clinical development and regulatory leadership team with the appointment of Michael G. Kauffman, M.D., Ph.D., to the post of Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and Albert L. Kraus, Ph.D., to the newly-created position of Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance.
"We are pleased to welcome Craig Parker and Drs. Kauffman and Kraus to the Proteolix team at this important stage in the company's maturation. Craig's rich experience in finance, management and forming partnerships make him a superb addition as we advance our lead anti-cancer product, carfilzomib, into late-stage clinical studies," said John A. Scarlett, M.D., Proteolix's President and Chief Executive Officer. "In addition, the expansion of our clinical development leadership team reflects the excellent progress made in carfilzomib's development. Michael's background as program leader in the development of VELCADE, combined with his knowledge of carfilzomib as a prior member of the Proteolix Board of Directors, and Albert's experience in regulatory affairs and shepherding the late-stage development of new oncology therapeutics, will be invaluable as Proteolix advances carfilzomib through pivotal clinical trials."
Craig C. Parker
Senior Vice President, Finance and Corporate Development and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Parker brings more than 15 years of finance and business development leadership in the biotechnology industry to Proteolix. In this newly-created role, he is responsible for the company's financial operations, business development, corporate strategic planning and legal affairs.
Mr. Parker's career includes 12 years as a Wall Street resear
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