SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Silk Road Medical, Inc., a company dedicated to preventing the devastating burden of stroke through surgical innovation, today announced that medical device industry veteran Donald J. Zurbay has joined its board of directors.
Zurbay brings 28 years of executive leadership and financial experience primarily from the healthcare sector. He previously served as the vice president and chief financial officer of St. Jude Medical, Inc., a Fortune 500 medical device company. During his tenure at St. Jude Medical, Zurbay helped lead the company through significant growth and expansion to a revenue of more than $6 billion, including 19 acquisitions, and Abbott’s acquisition of St. Jude Medical for $25 billion. Prior to St. Jude Medical, Zurbay spent 10 years in public accounting at Deloitte and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Zurbay holds a Bachelor of Science in business from the University of Minnesota and is a licensed certified public accountant.
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OncoMed Announces Appointment of John Lewicki, PhD, as President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMED), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing novel anti-cancer therapeutics, today announced the appointment of Dr. John Lewicki as President and Chief Executive Officer of OncoMed, effective immediately. Dr. Lewicki was also appointed to the company's Board of Directors.
Via: Trinity Ventures
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Via: KTAR News
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Via: Wall Street Journal
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