Halozyme Names Albert Kildani As Vice President Investor Relations And Corporate Communications
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO), a biotechnology company developing novel oncology and drug-delivery therapies, today announced that Albert Kildani has joined the company in the role of vice president of investor relations and corporate communications.
In this role, Mr. Kildani will develop and execute the company's investor relations strategy and serve as the primary contact for analysts and the investment community. Additionally, he will oversee all aspects of corporate communications, including public relations and external and internal communications.
"I am delighted to have Al join the team," said Dr. Helen Torley, president and CEO. "Al brings deep experience, both from a company, and from an investor perspective. He will be a valuable addition as we continue to execute our two-pillar strategy, growing ENHANZE® and preparing for the commercialization of PEGPH20."
Mr. Kildani joins Halozyme from Vital Therapies, Inc., where he served as vice president, investor relations and business development. In this role, he was responsible for the overall strategy and external messaging to institutional investors and performed due diligence on potential business development opportunities. He previously held senior investor relations and corporate communications roles at Hologic, Inc. and Gen-Probe, Inc. Prior to this, he was an analyst with Stark Investments, C.E. Unterberg, Towbin, and Pacific Growth Equities LLC.
Halozyme Therapeutics is a biotechnology company focused on developing and commercializing novel oncology therapies that target the tumor microenvironment. Halozyme's lead proprietary program, investigational drug pegvorhyaluronidase alfa (PEGPH20), applies a unique approach to targeting solid tumors, allowing increased access of co-administered cancer drug therapies to the tumor in animal models. PEGPH20 is currently in development for the treatment of several cancers and has the potential to be used in combination with different types of cancer therapies. In addition to its proprietary product portfolio, Halozyme has established value-driving partnerships with leading pharmaceutical companies including Roche, Baxalta, Pfizer, Janssen, AbbVie, Lilly, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Alexion for its ENHANZE® drug delivery technology. Halozyme is headquartered in San Diego. For more information visit www.halozyme.com.
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Robert H. Uhl
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Company Codes: NASDAQ-NMS:HALO