Navigation Links
Richard Giltner Joins United Therapeutics Board of Directors
Date:4/29/2009

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United Therapeutics Corporation (Nasdaq: UTHR) announced today the appointment of Mr. Richard Giltner to its Board of Directors as an independent director.

Mr. Giltner has over twenty years of experience in the financial sector. His areas of expertise include international financial markets, financial derivatives, alternative investments and asset management. Prior to beginning a one-year sabbatical on October 15, 2008, in anticipation of the birth of his second child, Julia Frances, Mr. Giltner served as a managing director of Societe Generale Asset Management and head of the European office for its fund of hedge funds group, a position he has held since 2006. From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Giltner was the global head of foreign exchange options for the investment banking arm of Societe Generale. He has also held various other managerial positions with Societe Generale since 1991. Mr. Giltner earned a bachelor of arts degree in economics from Northwestern University in 1987.

"It feels good to have a new director with extensive experience so closely aligned with the business activities of the great majority of our shareholders," said Martine Rothblatt, Ph.D., United Therapeutics' Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "I feel confident that Mr. Giltner will help ensure we remain highly responsive to the interests of our shareholders."

The appointment of Mr. Giltner brings the total number of directors to nine, six of whom are independent and not affiliated with United Therapeutics Corporation. Mr. Giltner fills a newly-created seat on the Board of Directors.

About United Therapeutics

United Therapeutics Corporation is a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of unique products to address the unmet medical needs of patients with chronic and life-threatening cardiovascular and infectious diseases and cancer.

Forward-Looking Statements

Statements included in this press release concerning our ability to remain responsive to the interests of our shareholders and the expected assistance our new director may provide in this respect are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the safe harbor contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are qualified by the cautionary statements, cautionary language and risk factors set forth in our periodic reports and documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, and current reports on Form 8-K, which could cause actual results to differ materially from anticipated results. We are providing this information as of April 29, 2009, and assume no obligation to update or revise the information contained in this press release whether as a result of new information, future events or any other reason. [uthr-g]


'/>"/>
SOURCE United Therapeutics Corporation
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Richard Schulz Receives the Coveted GCPj Award for Best Clinical Researcher of the Year
2. Senior Research Analyst Richard Evans Joins AVOS Life Sciences
3. Founder of ILEX Oncology and Triton Biosciences, Richard Love, Joins Board of Directors of Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI)
4. Clinical and Economical Considerations For IV Push Drug Delivery by Industry Expert Richard Rosenfeld Is Now Accessible on Expert411.com for Media and Professional Use
5. Genetic Immunity Announces the Appointment of Richard B. Pollard, M.D. as Chief Medical Officer
6. 5AM Ventures Announces Expansion of Investment Team: Names Richard Ulevitch Venture Partner; Promotes Kevin Forrest and Andrew McMillan to Principal
7. Mr. Richard Decker Appointed Technical Director of Edgewood Chemical Biological Center
8. Richard A. Schatz, M.D. Joins Cardiums Scientific Advisory Board
9. Cytochroma Appoints R. Richard Wieland II As CFO
10. Abt Associates Names Richard Small Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
11. Trusted LASIK Surgeons Welcomes Mobile Alabama Expert Refractive Eye Surgeon Richard Duffey, M.D. to Its LASIK Directory For Consumers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/29/2017)... March 29, 2017 "Surging application of gesture ... the government are expected to drive the growth of ... gesture recognition market is expected to be worth USD ... 29.63% between 2017 and 2022. The touchless sensing market ... 2022, growing at a CAGR of 17.44% between 2017 ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... ... March 29, 2017 , ... ComplianceOnline, the leading governance, risk and compliance advisory ... Medical Device Summit 2017 venue and speaker lineup. The Summit will take place on ... , The Omni Parker House Hotel, which is located at 60 School Street, Boston, ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... ... March 29, 2017 , ... ... is exhibiting in booth 513 at the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) ... March 29-31. , CANCERSCAPE unites key stakeholders from leading national organizations to ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -  GeneNews Limited (TSX:GEN) ("GeneNews" ... , a new risk stratification test for breast cancer, via ... Diagnostics Laboratory ("IDL"). BreastSentry incorporates a blood-based biomarker test with ... risk for developing breast cancer.   ... BreastSentry measures the fasting plasma ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:3/6/2017)... March 6, 2017 Mintigo , ... today announced Predictive Sales Coach TM , its ... sales intelligence into Salesforce. This unique AI application ... sales organizations with deep knowledge of their customers ... intelligent engagement. Predictive Sales Coach extends Mintigo,s existing ...
(Date:3/2/2017)... -- Australian stem cell and regenerative medicine company, ... agreement with the Monash Lung Biology Network, a consortia ... Department of Pharmacology at Monash University, Melbourne ... support the use of Cymerus™ mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) ... is a chronic, long term lung condition recognised by ...
(Date:2/28/2017)... 27. Februar 2017  EyeLock LLC, ein marktführendes Unternehmen ... erstklassige biometrische Lösung zur Iris-Erkennung auf der ... LTE auf dem Mobile World Congress 2017 ... in Halle 3, Stand 3E10, vorstellen. ... Qualcomm Haven™ – eine Kombination aus Hardware, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):