San Diego, California, November 8, 2011 — SANFORD ROSE ASSOCIATES® – SAN DIEGO, (www.sanfordrose.com/sandiego) an executive search firm specialized in building management teams for personalized medicine and oncology companies, announces the placement of Sharon Tetlow as Chief Financial Officer for Pathwork Diagnostics, Inc., located in Redwood City, CA.
Robin Toft, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sanford Rose Associates® – San Diego said, “We are very proud to have placed Sharon Tetlow into this prestigious CFO role for Pathwork Diagnostics. Sharon is a dynamic executive, exemplifying the increasing number of female executives we are placing into high profile roles within early stage companies. We believe that Sharon’s experience will be crucial at this pivotal stage of the company’s development as they evaluate strategic partnering opportunities for the future.”
Ms. Tetlow joins Pathwork Diagnostics after serving most recently as Senior Vice President and CFO of Cell Genesys, Inc., a company previously focused on the development and commercialization of novel biological therapies for patients with cancer, which she was instrumental in selling to BioSante (BPAX). Ms. Tetlow has over 25 years of finance experience managing complex financial dealings in both public and private companies and has participated in multi-million dollar corporate sales. Prior to joining Cell Genesys, Ms. Tetlow served as a venture partner with Apax Partners, a private equity and venture firm, and as Senior Vice President and CFO of diaDexus, where she raised private capital to fund the development and successful launch of the company’s first product. She also held previous CFO positions with Reprogen, Inc. and Terrapin Technologies, Inc. Ms. Tetlow received her M.B.A. from Stanford University and B.A. from the University of Delaware, graduating Magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.
Sanford Rose Associates® - San Diego is committed to filling mid to executive-level management positions exclusively in biotechnology, medical device, diagnostic, pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. Sanford Rose Associates® - San Diego is the top performing Life Sciences focused executive search firm within the global Sanford Rose Associates® network, which has 60 offices worldwide and is a member of the International Executive Search Federation (IESF). We can help bring “A-players” to your organization- please contact President and CEO, Robin Toft at 858-546-4801