InnoCare Pharma (HKEX: 09969), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, announced today that the Company has appointed Dr. Manish Tandon as Vice President of Business Development, reporting to the Co-founder, Chairman and CEO, Dr. Jasmine Cui. Dr. Tandon will be responsible for the Company’s business development strategy and execution, external collaborations, licensing and M&A.
Dr. Tandon has over 20 years of experience in the biotechnology space spanning business development, M&A and drug development. Before joining InnoCare, Dr. Tandon served as Vice President of business development, alliance management, new product planning and intellectual property at ArQule, an oncology-focused drug developer. Dr. Tandon has proven transactional expertise in bio-pharmaceutical industry. Most recently, Dr. Tandon played a key role in the acquisition of ArQule by Merck for $2.7 billion. Prior to that he successfully negotiated and executed two exclusive license agreements for derazantinib with Basilea Pharmaceutica and Sinovant Sciences.
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