Genmab A/S (NASDAQ: GMAB) announced today that Anthony Mancini will join the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, effective March 23, 2020. Mr. Mancini will be responsible for overseeing Genmab's Commercial, Corporate Development, Business Development and Information Technology functions.He will join the Executive Management Team of Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Jan van de Winkel, Chief Development Officer, Dr. Judith Klimovsky, and Chief Financial Officer, Anthony Pagano. Mr. Mancini's responsibilities will include the successful direction, planning, and execution of all aspects of Genmab's commercial strategies and the further optimization of the organization to achieve its inspirational vision of transforming cancer treatment and bringing its own differentiated therapeutic products to the market.
Mr. Mancini brings to Genmab strategic and operational leadership as well as a consistent track record of growth across North America, Europe and Australia. Mr. Mancini has held positions of increasing responsibility in sales, marketing and general management; leading launches and alliances across various therapeutic areas including Oncology, Hematology, Cardiovascular, Immunology, Metabolic Disease, and Virology. Most recently, he led Bristol-Myers Squibb's US Innovative Medicines Unit, a team of over 1100 people focused on Immunology & Cardiovascular diseases.
"I am delighted to welcome Anthony to the Executive Management Team in the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer, and look forward to his contributions in building our growing global operations during this transformational stage for Genmab," said Jan van de Winkel, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Genmab. "Anthony shares our determination to bring truly differentiated new cancer treatments to the market that will deliver on our commitment to improve patients' lives while fostering a culture of excellence and passion for innovation. On behalf of the Board of Directors and the full Global Leadership Team, I warmly welcome Anthony to Genmab."
Mr. Mancini will be based in Princeton, New Jersey, U.S., whilst traveling regularly to Genmab's other sites in Copenhagen, Denmark, Utrecht, The Netherlands, and Tokyo, Japan. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Ottawa, Canada, an MBA from Clemson University, South Carolina, USA, and participated in the General Management Program, CEDEP at INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France.