“Scott’s exceptional executive leadership and commercial expertise, as well as his deep background in oncology, make him an ideal and timely addition to the Calithera board,” said
In his most recent role as president and chief executive officer of Portola Pharmaceuticals, Garland led the company through the commercial launch of Andexxa® and a successful acquisition by biopharmaceutical company Alexion. Garland served concurrently as a board member for Karyopharm Therapeutics. Before joining Portola, Garland held multiple marketing and sales roles at leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. At
“I am impressed by Calithera’s robust pipeline and approach, as well as the scientific rigor employed by the company,” said Garland. “It is an honor to join their board, particularly as they continue to expand their clinical program and approach several significant clinical milestones.”
Garland received a Bachelor of Science degree from California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo and a master’s degree in Business Administration from the
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SOURCE: Calithera Biosciences, Inc.
Source: Calithera Biosciences, Inc.