– Garry Nicholson to serve as new board chair –
– Sir Andrew Witty, Fredric Eshelman, Pharm.D. and prior chair Seth Rudnick, M.D. re-elected –
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — G1 Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:GTHX), a clinical-stage oncology company, today announced that current board member Garry Nicholson has been named as board chair, succeeding former chair Seth Rudnick, M.D. Dr. Rudnick, Sir Andrew Witty and Fredric Eshelman, Pharm.D. have been re-elected to the Company's Board of Directors.
“As the company's clinical programs advance toward global regulatory submissions, Garry's extensive experience and strategic approach to global drug commercialization and value-creating partnerships make him an ideal board chair,” said Dr. Rudnick. “I look forward to continuing to serve on the board and working with Garry and the leadership team to deliver innovative therapies that have the potential to benefit people with the most common forms of cancer.”
Mr. Nicholson has served on the G1 board of directors since 2018. He led the global oncology franchise at Pfizer from 2008 through 2015. As President, Pfizer Oncology, Mr. Nicholson's responsibilities included global commercialization and sales, clinical development and regulatory strategy, and business development. Under his leadership, the company developed and executed the global regulatory and launch strategy for Ibrance® (palbociclib), the first CDK4/6 inhibitor approved in the U.S. and Europe. During his tenure at Pfizer, Mr. Nicholson …