A.P. Pharma, Inc. (APPA) Appoints Thomas Pitler, Ph.D. as Vice President of Business Development  
9/10/2012 10:03:28 AM

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A.P. Pharma, Inc. (OTCBB: APPA) today announced the appointment of Thomas Pitler, Ph.D. as vice president of business development. “Tom has extensive business development experience in establishing long-term collaborations around platform technologies,” said John B. Whelan, A.P. Pharma’s president and chief executive officer. “As we look toward the potential commercialization of APF530, we are focusing on opportunities that support not just the APF530 program but also programs emerging from our proprietary Biochronomer™ technology. We are thrilled to have Tom join us during this pivotal time and look forward to his contributions to the A.P. Pharma executive team.”