Eyenovia Appoints Michael Rowe as Vice President of Marketing Ahead of Initiation of Multiple Phase III Programs
NEW YORK, July 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eyenovia, Inc. (NASDAQ:EYEN), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing a pipeline of ophthalmology products utilizing its patented piezo-print technology to deliver micro-therapeutics topically to the eye, today announced the appointment of Michael Rowe as Vice President of Marketing.
Mr. Rowe is a veteran marketing professional with more than 20 years of experience in commercializing products and devices in the U.S. and globally across the healthcare industry. Prior to joining Eyenovia, Mr. Rowe was head of Global Strategic Marketing, Ophthalmology at Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. where he was responsible for the U.S. and international commercialization, planning and execution for Rhopressa®, for the lowering of elevated intraocular pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. Previously, he spent twelve years at Allergan plc in various roles supporting corporate strategic initiatives as well as strategic planning for the company’s worldwide glaucoma franchise, including the development of bimatoprost SR and the global launch of Ganfort® UD. Mr. Rowe also has held senior marketing roles at Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc., Women First Healthcare, Inc. and Pfizer Inc. Mr. Rowe holds an M.Sc. in Human Factors / Experimental Psychology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a B.A. in Psychology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
Dr. Sean Ianchulev, Eyenovia’s Chief Executive Officer and Chief Medical Officer commented, “We are excited to welcome Michael to the Eyenovia team as our Vice President of Marketing. As Eyenovia advances its late stage pipeline, we believe Michael can help us further develop our marketing strategy and focus our commercial efforts. We believe his extensive experience leading the strategic direction for the commercialization of various products at Aerie, Allergan and Bayer can help us realize our vision to transform the ophthalmic space.”
Mr. Rowe added, “I believe Eyenovia’s micro-therapeutic approach and diverse late stage pipeline has the ability to offer the field of ophthalmology a novel and sophisticated way to treat patients with front and back of the eye conditions. With the potential to commercialize two new products for mydriasis and dry eye in the next 18 months, as well as initiate phase III trials in myopia and chronic angle-closure glaucoma by mid-2019, I look forward to working with the team on developing and executing a robust commercialization plan that can help lead Eyenovia’s success.”
About EyenoviaEyenovia, Inc. (NASDAQ:EYEN) is a specialty biopharmaceutical company building a portfolio of next generation topical eye treatments based on its proprietary delivery and formulation platform for micro-therapeutics. Eyenovia’s pipeline is currently focused on the late-stage development of micro-therapeutics for glaucoma and other eye diseases.
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