SAN DIEGO, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a leader in sustained release injectable technologies, today announced that David M. Stack has been selected as President, Chief Executive Office, and member of the Board of Directors.
Mr. Stack is currently the CEO and founding partner of Stack Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a commercialization, marketing and strategy firm serving emerging healthcare companies. He also is an Executive Partner at MPM Capital.
"David Stack is a proven, successful pharmaceutical executive with an exceptional blend of leadership and business skills," said Fred Middleton, Chairman of the Board. "We are confident that he is the ideal person to lead Pacira by enhancing the revenue opportunities of our existing commercial products, DepoDur and DepoCyt, optimizing the development and launch of our key asset, DepoBupivacaine, while further exploring the untapped promise of our proprietary drug delivery technologies."
Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Stack said, "I look forward to joining Pacira at this exciting time in its history. With strong financial backing by a pharmaceutical experienced syndicate, Pacira now has the opportunity to realize its potential by growing into a fully integrated, successful commercial company."
From September 2001 until August 2004, Mr. Stack was President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of The Medicines Company (Nasdaq: MDCO). Prior to The Medicines Company he was the CEO of Stack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. where MDCO was one of the primary customers.
From May 1995 to December 1999, Mr.
|SOURCE Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.|
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