Karyopharm Announces the Appointment of Richard Paulson as President and Chief Executive Officer

May 04, 2021

Richard Paulson, Recent Chief Executive Officer of Ipsen North America and Former Vice President and General Manager of Oncology at Amgen, Brings Wealth of Commercial Leadership and Global Strategic Experience --

Posted by Karyopharm Therapeutics

NEWTON, Mass.May 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq:KPTI), a commercial-stage pharmaceutical company pioneering novel cancer therapies, today announced the appointment of Richard Paulson as Karyopharm’s President and Chief Executive Officer, effective May 3, 2021. Mr. Paulson will also remain a member of the Board of Directors. He will succeed Michael G. Kauffman, MD, PhD, as Chief Executive Officer and Sharon Shacham, PhD, MBA, as President. Dr. Kauffman will continue in his role as a member of the Board of Directors and assume a new role with the Company as Senior Clinical Advisor. Dr. Shacham will continue in her roles as Chief Scientific Officer overseeing research, development and regulatory affairs and as Chair of the Company’s Scientific Advisory Board. Mr. Paulson, who most recently served as Executive Vice President of Ipsen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Chief Executive Officer of Ipsen North America, a global biopharmaceutical company focused on innovation and specialty care, has been a member of Karyopharm’s Board of Directors since February 2020 and brings over 25 years of global biopharmaceutical industry experience, including various international leadership roles transforming organizations and developing highly successful teams across three continents, where he has launched best-in-class products across multiple therapeutic areas including oncology medicines. READ FULL RELEASE HERE: https://investors.karyopharm.com/2021-05-03-Karyopharm-Announces-the-Appointment-of-Richard-Paulson-as-President-and-Chief-Executive-Officer 

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