Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Appoints Steve Carchedi to Board of Directors
Currently, Mr. Carchedi serves as the President, Commercial Operations for
"Steve's extensive experience in oncology drug development and commercialization will be invaluable to Sunesis as we prepare for our future commercial and regulatory milestones," stated
"I am delighted to be joining the talented and dedicated team at Sunesis as a Board member," stated Mr. Carchedi. "Vosaroxin has transformative potential in the AML treatment landscape, and I look forward to sharing my expertise in helping commercialize this exciting oncology candidate and to contributing to the future growth of the company."
In addition to his industry experience, Mr. Carchedi currently serves on the Board of Directors of
Sunesis is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of new oncology therapeutics for the treatment of solid and hematologic cancers. Sunesis has built a highly experienced cancer drug development organization committed to advancing its lead product candidate, vosaroxin, in multiple indications to improve the lives of people with cancer. For additional information on Sunesis, please visit http://www.sunesis.com.
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