Healthcare Industry News: Hyperion Therapeutics
News Release - July 15, 2015
Raptor Pharmaceutical Announces Management ChangesNOVATO, Calif., July 15, 2015 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. (RPTP) today announced the appointment of Ashley Gould, J.D. as its Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Governance. In addition, Ted Daley, Chief Business Officer, will be leaving the company at the end of September to pursue other interests.
Most recently Ms. Gould served as Senior Vice President, Governmental Affairs and Chief Legal and Compliance Officer for Hyperion Therapeutics. Before that, she held a number of positions of increasing responsibility at 23andMe, culminating in her appointment as Vice President, Corporate Development and Chief Legal Officer. Previously she was Vice President, Legal Affairs at CoTherix, where she worked on the company's acquisition by Actelion, and an associate at the law firms of O'Melveny & Myers and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Ms. Gould received a B.S. in Political Economy of Natural Resources from University of California, Berkeley and a J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law.
About Raptor Pharmaceutical
Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of life-altering therapeutics that treat rare, debilitating and often fatal diseases. The company is engaged in multiple therapeutic areas such as nephropathic cystinosis, Huntington's disease (HD), nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), and Leigh syndrome and other mitochondrial diseases. With an approved product in the U.S. and EU, Raptor also holds several orphan drug designations, including exclusivity for nephropathic cystinosis in the U.S. and EU, and orphan drug designation for HD in the U.S. and EU. A request for orphan designation for Leigh syndrome has been submitted to the FDA. Raptor holds intellectual property for the use of cysteamine in HD and other neurodegenerative disorders including Parkinson's disease and Rett syndrome. For additional information, please visit www.raptorpharma.com.
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