POINT Biopharma announces appointment of Chris Horvath as EVP, Commercial
Mr. Horvath will lead the commercialization of POINT’s pipeline. He brings over a decade of experience in pharmaceutical commercialization, most recently as the VP and Head of Prostate Cancer Radioligand Therapy Franchise at Advanced Accelerator Applications (a Novartis Company)
INDIANAPOLIS, June 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- POINT Biopharma Global Inc. (NASDAQ: PNT) (the “Company” or “POINT”), a company accelerating the discovery, development, and global access to life changing radiopharmaceuticals, today announced the appointment of Chris Horvath, as Executive Vice President, Commercial. Mr. Horvath brings almost twenty years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, having led or worked on the launch of a number of key oncology products, including Pluvicto (lutetium 177Lu vipivotide tetraxetan), Locametz (gallium 68Ga gozetotide), Nubeqa (darolutamide), and Zytiga (abiraterone acetate). In his new role at POINT, Mr. Horvath will lead the commercial strategy for POINT’s pipeline.
Mr. Horvath began his career as a scientist, working at both DuPont and Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research. He then transitioned to commercial roles of increasing responsibility at Janssen, Dendreon, Merck, Bayer, and most recently Advanced Accelerator Applications (Novartis). Mr. Horvath holds a BSc in Chemistry & Biology from Wilfrid Laurier University, a MSc in Analytical Science from the University of Guelph, and an MBA from Rutgers Business School.
“With only a handful of approved therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals in oncology, experienced leaders in the field are in short supply,” said Dr. Joe McCann, Chief Executive Officer of POINT Biopharma. “Chris’ significant experience in the commercialization of radiopharmaceuticals for the treatment of prostate cancer, as well as his experience with pan-tumor products, positions him to add significant value to POINT’s platform. As one of the founders of POINT, I continue to be amazed by the quality of talent that has assembled at this company and am grateful to be part of this team of radiopharmaceutical experts. Together, we are writing the next chapter of radiopharmaceutical therapy.”
“I’m extremely pleased to join the POINT Biopharma team and be a part of their next phase of growth,” said Mr. Horvath. “POINT has quickly established itself as a leader in the field of radiopharmaceuticals with the strength of its supply chain, manufacturing, and clinical programs. I look forward to contributing to the continued strengthening of POINT’s platform through the buildout of industry-leading commercial programs, enabling revolutionary radiopharmaceutical treatments to reach more patients.”
About POINT Biopharma Global Inc.
POINT Biopharma Global Inc. is a globally focused radiopharmaceutical company building a platform for the clinical development and commercialization of radioligands that fight cancer. POINT is transforming precision medicine by combining a portfolio of best-in-class radio-pharmaceutical assets, a seasoned management team, an industry-leading pipeline, in-house manufacturing capabilities, and secured supply for rare medical isotopes like actinium-225 and lutetium-177. Learn more about POINT Biopharma Global Inc. at https://www.pointbiopharma.com/. Information about POINT Biopharma Global Inc.’s Phase 3 SPLASH trial for metastatic castrate resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) patients can be found at https://www.splashtrial.com/.
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