– USA, MA – Minerva Neurosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: NERV), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapies to treat central nervous system disorders, today announced the election of Jeryl Hilleman to the Board of Directors of the Company.
“Jeri brings a broad life sciences background to Minerva that includes high growth commercial biopharma, med-tech and data science companies,” said William F. Doyle, Lead Independent Director of Minerva. “Her track record of delivering strategic and financial growth through execution, strategic partnering and multiple acquisitions will serve Minerva well as the Company completes five ongoing late-stage clinical trials with roluperidone, seltorexant and MIN-117.”
Ms. Hilleman is presently Chief Financial Officer of Intersect ENT (NASDAQ: XENT), a medical device company with commercial products for the treatment of chronic sinusitis. Previously, she served as CFO of several public companies, including Amyris, a renewable products company, Symyx Technologies (acquired), which provided research services, software and instrumentation, Ocera (acquired), a biopharma company, and Cytel (acquired), an immunotherapy company. Ms. Hilleman served as a member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Audit Committee of Xenoport, Inc. (acquired), a commercial biopharma company, for over ten years, from IPO through acquisition. Ms. Hilleman holds an A.B. from Brown University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton Graduate School of Business. She is a member of the 1999 class of Henry Crown Fellows and the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute.
About Minerva Neurosciences
Minerva Neurosciences, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of a portfolio of product candidates to treat CNS diseases. Minerva’s proprietary compounds include: roluperidone (MIN-101), in clinical development for schizophrenia; MIN-117, in clinical development for major depressive disorder (MDD); seltorexant (MIN-202 or JNJ-42847922), in clinical development for insomnia and MDD; and MIN-301, in pre-clinical development for Parkinson’s disease. Minerva’s common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol “NERV.”
For more information: http://www.minervaneurosciences.com
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