NEW YORK, July 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eyenovia, Inc. (NASDAQ:EYEN ), an ophthalmic pharmaceutical technology company developing a pipeline of late-stage microdose array print (MAP™) therapeutics, today announced that it has appointed Dr. Ellen Strahlman and Dr. Ram Palanki as new and independent members of its Board of Directors. With these appointments, the Eyenovia Board will expand to eight seats, from six currently.
"I could not be more pleased to welcome Drs. Strahlman and Palanki to our Board and look forward to their immediate contributions," stated Dr. Sean Ianchulev, chief executive officer and chief medical officer of Eyenovia. "Each brings decades of medical technology, clinical development, launch and commercialization experience, much of it specific to ophthalmology. This cross functional expertise rounds out what I believe to be a world class Board especially at a time when we have significant clinical and regulatory milestones rapidly approaching."
Dr. Ellen R. Strahlman
Dr. Strahlman brings to the Board C-suite executive experience at multiple global healthcare companies. She is passionate about innovation that transforms and democratizes technology into products that help people, with an accompanying track record of delivering value to business through her philosophy of servant leadership.
Dr. Strahlman served as Executive Vice President, Research & Development and Chief Medical Officer of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX ), a leading global medical technology company, from 2013 until her retirement in 2018. While at BD, the company was selected as the Outstanding Corporate Innovator in 2015 by the Product Development & Management Association. Before joining BD, she served as Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for GlaxoSmithKline, plc from 2008 to 2013, spending her last year at GSK as Senior Advisor to the CEO, leading GSK's Global Health Programs. Prior to 2008, Dr. Strahlman held senior executive leadership roles in global product development and commercialization and business development at Pfizer, Inc., Novartis AG, Virogen Limited, and Merck & Co., Inc. She was the Senior Vice President for Research & Development and Chief Medical Officer for Bausch & Lomb from 1995 to 2000.
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