IDEAYA Biosciences Strengthens Management with Internal Appointments of Paul Stone, J.D., as Chief Financial Officer, Andres Ruiz Briseno, C.P.A., as Vice President, Finance, and Mick O'Quigley, M.B.A, as Vice President, Development Operations
Paul previously served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Head of Operations. As Chief Financial Officer, he will lead the finance, investor relations, and public relations functions, and will continue as the
"Paul brings a unique combination of financial, investment, business development, and legal experience into the role of Chief Financial Officer at IDEAYA Biosciences. He is a proven biotechnology executive, and has been instrumental in executing on several key milestones for IDEAYA, including the license of Phase 1/2 PKC inhibitor IDE196 from
In other leadership highlights, IDEAYA announced the following promotions:
Mick O'Quigley, M.B.A., has been promoted to Vice President, Development Operations. Mick has contributed broadly to the company's development activities, including clinical operations as well as alliance, data and project management, supporting development of IDE196, in the ongoing Ph 1/2 basket trial as a treatment for metastatic uveal melanoma (UM) and other solid tumors harboring GNAQ or GNA11 (GNAQ/11) mutations. Mick joined IDEAYA with over twenty years of clinical operations experience, including most recently as
"These appointments within our management team are critical as we advance our lead oncology program, IDE196, in our GNAQ/GNA11 tissue-type agnostic basket trial, and continue to build our leading precision medicine oncology pipeline, including IDEAYA's MAT2A synthetic lethality program to treat MTAP-deletion patients," said
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IDEAYA is an oncology-focused precision medicine company committed to the discovery and development of targeted therapeutics for patient populations selected using molecular diagnostics. IDEAYA's approach integrates capabilities in identifying and validating translational biomarkers with small molecule drug discovery to select patient populations most likely to benefit from the targeted therapies IDEAYA is developing. IDEAYA is applying these capabilities across multiple classes of precision medicine, including direct targeting of oncogenic pathways and synthetic lethality – which represents an emerging class of precision medicine targets.
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