WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Ocular Therapeutix, Inc. announced today the expansion of its board of directors with the appointment of Mr. Daniel Myers and Mr. Bernard Haffey.
Mr. Myers is currently the President, CEO and co-founder of Alimera Sciences, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company that is developing and commercializing prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals. Under his leadership, Alimera has raised venture funding totaling approximately $90M. Myers has over 25 years of experience in the ophthalmic pharmaceutical industry in sales, marketing, and general management. "I am pleased to have the opportunity to contribute to the Ocular Therapeutix Board of Directors. The I-ZIP® Ocular Bandage has the potential to be of great benefit to patients in the future," said Myers.
Mr. Haffey was most recently President and CEO of NDO Surgical, a medical technology company dedicated to the development of innovative endoscopic technologies for gastrointestinal diseases. Prior to this position, he joined IntraLase Corp. as Vice President, Business Development. With over 10 years experience in medical technology, Haffey has a proven track record of successfully launching emerging medical technology and medical device companies. Additionally, he has successfully helped three of his former companies through acquisition including NDO Surgical and Intralase. "I am delighted to be joining the world-class team at Ocular Therapeutix and look forward to helping the company achieve world-class business results," said Haffey.
"We are extremely fortunate to add industry veterans such as Bernie and Dan to our board. While Bernie brings commercial leadership and expertise particularly in the refractive and corneal areas, Dan has deep expertise in ophthalmic pharmaceutical and drug delivery. Their addition to our team will be key as we move forward towards commercialization of the I-ZIP bandage in the US and as we build our drug
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