WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Inc. (Nasdaq: IMGN), a leader in the expanding field of
antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) for the treatment of cancer, today
announced that Sandra Poole, Executive Vice President, Technical
Operations and Commercial Development, will leave the Company at the end
of January to pursue other opportunities. Thomas Ryll, Ph.D., Vice
President, Technical Operations, will assume responsibility for the
Company's manufacturing and supply chain operations, reporting directly
to Mark Enyedy, President and Chief Executive Officer of ImmunoGen.
"I thank Sandra for the significant contributions she has made to
ImmunoGen since joining the Company in 2014," said Mr. Enyedy. "Sandra
built a talented Technical Operations organization, and a strong network
of manufacturing partners ensuring the reliable supply of high-quality
products and CMC readiness to support our development and collaborator
programs. We wish Sandra the very best and look forward to Thomas taking
on a broader leadership role as ImmunoGen evolves into a
fully-integrated oncology company."
Dr. Ryll joined ImmunoGen in 2015 and previously oversaw ImmunoGen's
manufacturing facility, Process and Analytical Development, external
manufacturing, and Environmental Health and Safety functions. He has
more than 20 years of experience in biologics operations and technology
development, spanning all aspects of mammalian cell culture
biomanufacturing. Dr. Ryll previously held positions of increasing
responsibility at Genentech, Abgenix, Tanox and, most recently, nine
years with Biogen.
"I greatly appreciate the opportunity I've had to work with such a
talented team of professionals, committed to delivering innovative
therapies to patients with cancer. ImmunoGen is at an exciting point in
its evolution and I'm confident the Company will continue to be a leader
in ADCs," said Ms. Poole.
About ImmunoGen, Inc.
ImmunoGen is a clinical-stage
biotechnology company that develops targeted cancer therapeutics using
its proprietary ADC technology. ImmunoGen's lead product candidate,
mirvetuximab soravtansine, is in a Phase 3 trial for FRα-positive
platinum-resistant ovarian cancer, and is in Phase 1b/2 testing in
combination regimens for earlier-stage disease. ImmunoGen's ADC
technology is used in Roche's marketed product, Kadcyla®, in three other
clinical-stage ImmunoGen product candidates, and in programs in
development by partners Amgen, Bayer, Biotest, CytomX, Lilly, Novartis,
Sanofi and Takeda. More information about the Company can be found at www.immunogen.com.
Kadcyla® is a registered trademark of Genentech, a member of
the Roche Group.
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Source: ImmunoGen, Inc.
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