Navigation Links
PTC Therapeutics Appoints Mark Rothera As Chief Commercial Officer
Date:4/23/2013

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (PTC) today announced the appointment of Mark A. Rothera as Chief Commercial Officer, reporting to Stuart W. Peltz , Ph.D., CEO of PTC Therapeutics. Mr. Rothera will be responsible for global commercial functions supporting PTC's pipeline, including the investigational new drug ataluren.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20010919/PTCLOGO )

"It is an exciting opportunity to join PTC," stated Mr. Rothera. "Ataluren is in late-stage clinical development for patients with nonsense mutation Duchenne muscular dystrophy and cystic fibrosis. Both indications have no treatment options targeting the underlying cause of the disorder. I look forward to applying my experience in rare diseases to build a commercial function at PTC dedicated to serving patients around the world."

A veteran of the orphan drug arena, Mr. Rothera has spent 15 of his 23 years in the biopharmaceutical industry bringing new therapies to patients with rare diseases. Mr. Rothera served previously as Global President of Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc. where he was responsible for global commercial operations, manufacturing, and supply chain. Previously Mr. Rothera was Vice President and General Manager for the commercial operations of Shire Human Genetic Therapies in Europe, the Middle East & Africa, where he was instrumental in leading growth through geographic expansion and the successful launches of three new therapies for rare diseases across 40 countries. Prior to Shire, Mr. Rothera held global strategic and operational marketing and sales roles with the French and UK operations of Glaxo Wellcome. Mr. Rothera's previous roles included Marketing Director, Europe at Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Commercial Director, Europe at PathoGenesis and Vice President Marketing & General Manager of the United Kingdom and Ireland at Chiron. Mr. Rothera received an MA in Natural Science from Cambridge University and an MBA from INSEAD.

"We are delighted to welcome Mark as a member of our senior management team," stated Stuart W. Peltz , Ph.D., CEO of PTC Therapeutics. "Mark's extensive experience in successfully launching several global orphan products makes him ideally suited to lead our anticipated commercial efforts. His track record as a champion for transformative therapies is only matched by his continued desire to impact the lives of those affected by rare and life-threatening disorders."


About PTC Therapeutics, Inc.
PTC is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of orally administered small-molecule drugs that target post-transcriptional control processes. Post-transcriptional control processes regulate the rate and timing of protein production and are of central importance to proper cellular function. PTC's internally discovered pipeline addresses multiple therapeutic areas, including rare genetic disorders, oncology and infectious diseases. PTC has developed proprietary technologies that it applies in its drug discovery activities and are the basis for collaborations with leading biopharmaceutical companies. For more information, visit the company's web site at www.ptcbio.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE PTC Therapeutics, Inc.
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. DSM and DecImmune Therapeutics Sign Agreement to Develop N2 Pathway Blocking Antibody
2. Serina Therapeutics Announces Agreement Retaining Woodside Capital Partners as Advisor and Investment Bank
3. Serina Therapeutics Announces Worldwide Exclusive License Agreement with The Scripps Research Institute for Click Chemistry
4. Mast Therapeutics Presents MST-188 Data at 7Th Annual Sickle Cell Disease Research and Educational Symposium
5. Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT) announce the formation of American Board of Brain Mapping, its 2013 award recipients and its Brain Mapping Day at the US Congress
6. Sorbent Therapeutics Initiates Phase 2b Clinical Trial of CLP-1001 for Treatment of Signs and Symptoms of Fluid Overload in Patients with Heart Failure
7. NewGen Therapeutics Presents Data on NT-113, A Novel Pan-ErbB Inhibitor, at American Association of Cancer Research
8. Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. and IGDRASOL Announce Presentation on Non-Biologic Nanoparticle paclitaxel (NBN-Pac) Formulations for the Treatment of Solid Tumors at the Nanomedicine 2013 Meeting in Barcelona, Spain
9. Spencer Trask Congratulates InVivo Therapeutics on its Recent Approvals from the FDA
10. Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Eli Lilly, Novo Nordisk, Biogen, Amgen and Osiris Therapeutics
11. Adenosine Therapeutics Engages Needham & Company to Explore Strategic Options for Phase III Cardiac Stress Agent
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/29/2016)... , April 29, 2016 ... H1 2016" market research report that provides an ... comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by ... administration (RoA) and molecule type, along with latest ... also reviews key players involved in the therapeutic ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... -- Glycotope GmbH, a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company ... of Dr. Alfredo Zurlo as Chief Medical ... many years clinical experience and a proven track record ... was at Mologen AG where he was Chief Medical ... Zurlo held various positions at F Hoffmann La Roche ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... , April 28, 2016  While Abbott,s announced ... the company,s valve repair and stent business, healthcare ... places Abbott more firmly into patient monitoring.  Kalorama ... fastest growing device areas, with double-digit growth expected ... report,  Advanced Remote Patient Monitoring . ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... 29, 2016 , ... On Tuesday, April 26, 2016 members of the HomeTown ... of Gov. Nathan Deal on SB 258, the “Rural Health Care Relief” Bill. , ... 70% tax credit to individuals and corporations which donate directly to a “rural hospital” ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Conditions were ideal for ... Island Park on Sunday, with sunny skies, a light breeze and temperatures in the ... , The 5k Run and Walk and 1-mile walk were held to ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... 2016 , ... The Wharton School of the University ... of the 2016 Wharton Business Plan Competition —as well as the Wharton ... the Committee Award for Most ‘Wow Factor,’ making them the first team in ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... Tarzana, CA (PRWEB) , ... April 29, 2016 , ... Melanoma is the deadliest type ... is to blame for the majority of skin cancer deaths. More than 10,000 people are ... average age at diagnosis is 62, it is the one of the most commonly diagnosed ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... For those who skip ... meal to miss. That was among the many new lifestyle diet tips offered by ... Sharon Kleyne Hour® Power of Water® radio show. Bonny and Lawrence noted that because ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):