Spectrum Pharmaceuticals (NasdaqGS: SPPI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on novel and targeted oncology therapies, today announced the appointment of Nora Brennan as Chief Financial Officer effective May 25, 2022. Ms. Brennan has served on Spectrum’s Board of Directors and as Chairperson of the Audit Committee since December 2020, and will relinquish her Board duties to assume this new role.
“We are thrilled to have Ms. Brennan join Spectrum’s senior leadership team as we progress our two late-stage assets toward commercialization,” stated Tom Riga, CEO of Spectrum Pharmaceuticals. “Nora has been a strong board member and her experience as the audit committee chair will serve her well in her new role. She is an accomplished business executive and I’m looking forward to working with her to advance our company.”
“Spectrum is in the midst of transformation with an exciting future and I am looking forward to joining the management team. During my time on the Board, I have experienced firsthand the great potential in their clinical programs and confident in my ability to help position the company to maximize shareholder value,” said Ms. Brennan.
Most recently, Ms. Brennan served as Chief Financial Officer of Fore Biotherapeutics, a private precision oncology company pioneering the development of cancer therapies driven by functional genomics. Prior to Fore, she was the Chief Financial Officer of TELA Bio, Inc., where she guided the company through a successful IPO and follow-on financing. Previously, Ms. Brennan spent 11 years as the Senior Vice President of Treasury and Investor Relations at Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation, where she served in numerous capacities and led Integra through a myriad of financings. She was key to the capital markets strategy over a significant period of time and successfully integrated 18 acquisitions leading to significant revenue growth for the company. She earned her B.A. in Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and received her MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
With Ms. Brennan’s announcement, Brittany Bradrick, who was recently appointed to the Board, will now assume the role of Chairperson of the Audit Committee.
About Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Spectrum Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company focused on acquiring, developing, and commercializing novel and targeted oncology therapies. Spectrum has a strong track record of successfully executing across the biopharmaceutical business model, from in-licensing and acquiring differentiated drugs, clinically developing novel assets, successfully gaining regulatory approvals and commercializing in a competitive healthcare marketplace. Spectrum has a late-stage pipeline with novel assets that serve areas of unmet need. This pipeline has the potential to transform the company in the near future. For additional information on Spectrum Pharmaceuticals please visit www.sppirx.com.
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