Navigation Links
Laureate Pharma Appoints Steven R. Johnson as Vice President, Business Development
Date:9/28/2010

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Laureate Pharma, Inc., a full-service biopharmaceutical development and protein production company, today announced the appointment of Steven R. Johnson as Vice President, Business Development. Mr. Johnson will be responsible for Laureate's worldwide business development activities, including sales, marketing, business development and project management, supporting the company's contract development, protein manufacturing, testing and aseptic filling businesses.

"Steve brings a proven track record of sales management in the biologics market combined with extensive senior relationships," said Michael A. Griffith, Chief Executive Officer of Laureate Pharma.  "He is an industry leader and brings to Laureate Pharma an impressive background that includes broad international business development experience in contract manufacturing of monoclonal antibodies, biopharmaceuticals and chemical active pharmaceutical ingredients."

"Steve is a great fit at Laureate and is well-positioned to take us to the next level with our clients as we prepare to invest in growth of the business," said Mr. Griffith who recently joined Laureate Pharma as Chief Executive Officer and is also a member of the Board of Directors. He was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Aptuit, Inc., and the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ChiRex, Inc.

Mr. Johnson joins Laureate from Lonza where he served most recently as Vice President Global Business Development, and previously as Vice President, Sales and Business Development, North America. In both positions, Steve supported several of Lonza's contract manufacturing business units, including cell culture protein manufacturing, microbial protein production and stem cell production. Previously, Steve held the position of Vice President, Sales North America for Degussa Fine Chemicals. He began his career as a microbiologist in Merck's Chemical Manufacturing Division and transitioned to roles of increasing responsibility in purchasing, sourcing and business development. Steve earned a B.S. in Microbiology from the University of Illinois and an MBA from James Madison University.

About Laureate Pharma

Laureate Pharma is a full-service biopharmaceutical development and protein production company located in Princeton, NJ.  With more than 30 years of experience, Laureate provides the range of services required for the manufacture of monoclonal antibodies and other biopharmaceutical products produced by mammalian cells including cell line development, media optimization, process development, formulation, pilot production, cGMP production for clinical and commercial supply, aseptic fill/finish, and assistance with regulatory support and CMC documentation. Laureate is a portfolio company of Saints Capital, LLC.

About Saints Capital, LLC.

Saints Capital is a leading direct secondary acquirer of venture capital and private equity investments in emerging growth companies around the globe. It also makes traditional direct venture capital investments on a primary basis and in special situations in technology, healthcare, consumer and industrial companies in the United States. Founded in 2000, Saints provides liquidity for private investors in such markets as investment and commercial banks, buyouts, corporate venture capital and hedge funds. Saints has more than $1 billion of committed capital under management, over 50 completed portfolio transactions and investments in more than 200 companies. For more information, please visit www.saintsvc.com.


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

Related medicine technology :

1. Thomson Reuters Predicts Nobel Laureates
2. Laureate Pharma Announces Signing New Biopharmaceutical Development & Manufacturing Agreement
3. Nobel Laureate Dr. Gunter Blobel to Speak at Florida Atlantic University
4. Endo Pharmaceuticals Announces Agreement to Acquire Qualitest Pharmaceuticals for $1.2 Billion
5. SCOLR Pharma, Inc. Names Carl Johnson as Chairman; Former Chairman Michael Taglich Remains as Director
6. Valeant Pharmaceuticals Announces Redemption and Defeasance of 7.625% Senior Notes Due 2020 and 8.375% Senior Notes Due 2016
7. Amira Pharmaceuticals Announces IND Submission for Novel LPA1 Antagonist, AM152, for Potential Use in Fibrotic Diseases
8. Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. to Host Fiscal Year 2010 Earnings Conference Call on Thursday, September 30, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. ET
9. New Manhattan Research Report Explores the Growing Consumer Demand for Online Health Video and How Pharma Marketers Can Leverage this Format
10. China BCT Further Expands its Footprint by Acquiring 33 Retail Pharmaceutical Stores
11. Keryx Biopharmaceuticals to Present at JMP Securities Healthcare Conference
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... -- Research and Markets has announced the addition ... report to their offering. ... The World Market for Companion Diagnostics covers the world ... in the report includes the following: , ... by Region (N. America, EU, ROW), 2015-2020 , World ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016  MedSource announced today ... its e-clinical software solution of choice.  This latest ... possible value to their clients by offering a ... preferred relationship establishes nowEDC as the EDC platform ... MedSource,s full-service clients.  "nowEDC has long been a ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 Roche (SIX: RO, ... clearance for its Elecsys BRAHMS PCT (procalcitonin) assay as ... or septic shock. With this clearance, Roche is the ... fully integrated solution for sepsis risk assessment and management. ... bacterial infection and PCT levels in blood can aid ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... Topical BioMedics, Inc, makers of Topricin and MyPainAway Pain Relief Products, join The ‘Business for ... $12 an hour by 2020 and then adjusting it yearly to increase at the same ... wage, assure the wage floor does not erode again, and make future increases more predictable. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... EB Medicine presented its first-ever ... Medicine conference in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. The awards honor the outstanding work ... Practice and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice. , “With this award, we recognize ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... client, The Grove Investment Group (TGIG), has initiated cultivation and processing operations at ... Las Vegas and Pahrump, Nevada. , Puradigm is the manufacturer of a complete ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... National recruitment firm ... sciences executive with extensive sequencing and genomics experience, as Vice President of North American ... Hill will be responsible for leading the sales team in the commercialization of the ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Today, MTI-GlobalStem, ... (iPS) cells and other difficult to transfect cells, announces its launch of the ... G9™ Gene Editing System is a complete system for culturing and transfecting ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):