UroGen Pharma Appoints Former Kite Pharma Chief Operating Officer Cynthia M. Butitta to its Board of Directors
“Cindy brings a wealth of biopharmaceutical industry experience and outstanding track record in public company operations, capital raising, strategic planning, and investor relations,” said Arie Belldegrun, M.D., FACS, Chairman of
During her tenure at Kite Pharma, where she also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Ms. Butitta was responsible for securing over
“I am thrilled to join the accomplished board of directors of
In her role, Ms. Butitta will also serve as a member of the Board’s Compensation, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.
Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including with respect to the clinical development of MitoGelTM and other product candidates in UroGen Pharma’s pipeline, the scope and development of the Company’s product candidate pipeline, and the potential utility and applicability of the RTGelTM technology beyond uro-oncology and overactive bladder, which statements are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions, including, but not limited to: the timing and success of clinical trials and potential complications thereof; the ability to obtain and maintain regulatory approval; the labeling for any approved product; the scope, progress and expansion of developing and commercializing a product candidate, the size and growth of the market(s) therefor and the rate and degree of market acceptance thereof vis-à-vis alternative therapies; the maintenance of any applicable collaborations; the ability to achieve business development transactions on favorable terms to the Company, if at all. In light of these risks and uncertainties, and other risks and uncertainties that are described in the Risk Factors section of the final prospectus for UroGen Pharma’s initial public offering of securities in
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