Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: SRNE) a San Diego late-stage clinical oncology company developing new treatments for cancer and associated pain, has added Mark W. Durand to its board of directors.
Durand has nearly 28 years of broad pharmaceutical industry experience in a variety of leadership roles for both branded and generic drugs. Durand is currently an independent strategic consultant for pharmaceutical firms.
“Mark is a dedicated, high energy executive with vast experience in the pharmaceutical industry,” said Henry Ji, president and CEO of Sorrento Therapeutics. “He has made significant contributions in the development and commercialization of multiple therapeutic drugs.”
Durand has been the chief financial officer and senior vice president of finance and business development for Watson Pharmaceuticals (now Actavis) and at Teva Americas.
He began his career at Bristol-Myers Squibb in 1986 and held the position of vice president of finance and business development.
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