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Zafgen Appoints Chief Commercial Officer and New Member of Board of Directors
Date:1/9/2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zafgen, Inc., a leading biopharmaceutical company dedicated to addressing the unmet needs of severely obese patients, today announced the appointment of Alicia Secor to the newly created position of Chief Commercial Officer, and the appointment of  John L. LaMattina to the Company's Board of Directors.

Ms. Secor joins Zafgen as an experienced health care executive with over 15 years of global leadership and commercial operating experience with an established track record in leading the commercial development, product management, and global expansion of products across various therapeutic areas including metabolic diseases.  She most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Synageva BioPharma Corp. 

Dr. LaMattina brings significant experience in business, partnership and product development spanning his 30-year career at Pfizer.

"We are thrilled to welcome Alicia to our executive team and John to our Board of Directors at such a pivotal time in Zafgen's development," said Thomas Hughes, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Zafgen.  "We are approaching a number of key milestones in our development of beloranib, including the expected results of our Phase 2a trial in patients with Prader-Willi syndrome, and I am confident that the addition of Alicia's strategic leadership and commercial knowledge and proficiency, as well as John's broad drug discovery and development expertise, will prove invaluable as we continue to pursue our goal of bringing beloranib to market for severely obese patients."

Previously, Ms. Secor spent fifteen years at Genzyme, a Sanofi Company, where she held various leadership positions, most recently as Vice President and General Manager of Metabolic Diseases, a global business consisting of five marketed products, incl
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