UroGen Pharma Appoints Former Kite Pharma Executive Christine Cassiano as Corporate Affairs Officer
“Christine has been a trusted partner amongst many members of our senior management team and Board of Directors. Her unique perspective and depth of experience in communications will be vital in this new role,” said Mr. Bentsur. “I am delighted to have both Christine and Kate join our team as we prepare for a critical year.”
“I am excited to join UroGen’s senior management team and establish a strategic communications platform that will allow us to reach all key stakeholders and build for the Company’s next chapter,” said Ms. Cassiano.
Ms. Cassiano is a communications executive with wide experience in investor relations, corporate communications, media relations, brand strategy and public affairs. Ms. Cassiano previously served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations for Kite until the acquisition of Kite by
Ms. Bechtold previously served as a key member of the Kite communications team in multiple roles, including Associate Director of Investor Relations and Associate Director of
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 and commercial prospects of the product candidates in UroGen Pharma’s pipeline, the scope and development of UroGen Pharma’s product candidate pipeline, and the ability of UroGen Pharma to become a leader in the field of uro-oncology, 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 UroGen Pharma’s product candidates; the size and growth of the market(s) therefor and the rate and degree of market acceptance thereof vis-à-vis alternative therapies; and UroGen Pharma’s ability to attract or retain key management and personnel. 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 the United States filed with the SEC on May 5, 2017 and other filings that UroGen Pharma makes with the SEC from time to time (which are available at http://www.sec.gov), the events and circumstances discussed in such forward-looking statements may not occur, and UroGen Pharma’s actual results could differ materially and adversely from those anticipated or implied thereby. Any forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release and are based on information available to UroGen Pharma as of the date of this release.
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