Galectin Therapeutics Appoints Harold H. Shlevin, PhD, Bioscience Industry Executive, as Chief Operating Officer
Published: Aug 29, 2012
NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Galectin Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: GALT), the leading developer of therapeutics that target galectin proteins to treat fibrosis and cancer, today announced the appointment of Dr. Harold H. Shlevin as Chief Operating Officer. Dr. Shlevin succeeds, as of October 1, 2012, Maureen Foley who helped found the Company and served as its COO since its inception and as its corporate secretary. Dr. Shlevin is a bioscience industry executive with 25 years of senior management experience in the development and commercialization of pharmaceuticals, diagnostics and vaccines.