PharmaEssentia USA Corporation, a subsidiary of PharmaEssentia Corporation (TPEx:6446), a global biopharmaceutical innovator leveraging deep expertise and proven scientific principles to deliver new biologics in hematology and oncology, the appointment of Meredith Manning to President of the Americas, effective immediately.
“PharmaEssentia has continued to build momentum with our strong pipeline and partnerships around the world. Now, with a world-class foundation built in the U.S. and launch underway, we are expanding our growth ambition across the American continents to address the clear gaps today in therapeutic options for the treatment of myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs),” said Ko-Chung Lin, PhD, co-founder and chief executive officer.
“Meredith has built an incredible team of expert leaders and has established a strong infrastructure already in Boston, so they are well poised to build our presence with communities in both North and South America.”
In this new scope, Ms. Manning will be supported by her U.S. leadership team to evaluate potential commercial strategies and partnerships to reach MPN patient communities throughout the American continents, with a near-term focus on Canada and Latin America.
The company’s ongoing clinical trial SURPASS-ET, evaluating a potential therapy in the treatment of essential thrombocythemia (ET) has recently expanded into sites in Canada.
“The progress we’ve made in the last two years has been transformative for our mission and has established the right foundation to enable strong and sustainable growth as we expand into new markets,” said Ms. Manning.
“Together with our seasoned leadership team here in the U.S., I am optimistic that we can introduce our portfolio in areas that remain underserved today to help advance care of people with MPNs around the world.”
Ms. Manning has served as General Manager for the U.S. subsidiary of PharmaEssentia since February 2020, expanding the team nearly three-fold since her arrival and leading the organization through the U.S. regulatory approval and commercial launch of the Company’s first product, BESREMi®.
With a sharp focus on data-driven market insights and commercial strategy, Ms. Manning’s career has been focused on introducing transformative therapies into underserved communities.
She was previously Chief Commercial Officer at resTORbio, and prior to that served as a vice president of marketing for a seven-brand hemophilia portfolio at Baxter BioScience (now Takeda). Earlier in her career, Meredith built and managed successful commercial teams for Vertex and Pfizer.