Diane Blumenthal joins the ValSource board of directors with more than 35 years of experience in biopharmaceutical process and product development, clinical and commercial manufacturing, quality control, scientific facilities, program management, and CMC regulatory. Former SVP/Head of Technical Operations at Spark Therapeutics, Ms. Blumenthal is skilled in building and transitioning companies from a start-up research and development organization to a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company with approved commercial manufacturing operations and products. Throughout her career, Ms. Blumenthal has played a key role in the development and commercialization of several well-known pharmaceutical products.
Katherine Oates brings over 25 years of human resources executive experience to the board of directors at ValSource. Ms. Oates is currently the VP of Human Resources for GlaxoSmithKline’s US Pharmaceuticals business. Throughout Ms. Oates’ career with GSK, she has worked with multiple businesses in a variety of HR leadership roles. Ms. Oates’ primary focus throughout her career has been enhancing organizational effectiveness through talent management, workforce engagement, leadership development, and culture.
Robert Radie joins the ValSource board of directors with three decades of experience working in both public and private pharmaceutical and biotech companies, and across a range of therapeutic areas. Mr. Radie is currently the Chairman of the Board and CEO at Neuraptive Therapeutics, he has also held senior executive positions in six companies, including serving as Chief Executive Officer of Zyla Life Sciences, Inc. Transmolecular Inc, and Topaz Pharmaceuticals, Inc., which was acquired by Sanofi Pasteur. Mr. Radie also currently serves on the board of directors of several companies, including Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRTK), and Rockwell Medical Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: RMTI).
The appointment of Ms. Blumenthal, Ms. Oates, and Mr. Radie to the Board of Directors provide the ValSource executive team access to a diverse group of backgrounds, skills, and experience from the life science fields. Our Board of Directors is committed to the success of ValSource. We are excited to leverage their talent and expertise to further our mission.
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Whitney Kutney, Vice President