Verona Pharma has appointed Vikas Sinha, the chief financial officer of Alexion Pharmaceuticals as a non-executive director.
David Ebsworth, chairman of Verona, said: “Vikas’ impressive financial background, including his US expertise, makes him a very welcome addition to our Board of Directors.”
Sinha has banked 20 years’ experience working in life sciences. Prior to Alexion, he worked for 11 years at Bayer AG where he held positions in the United States, Canada, Japan and Germany.
His last role was vice president and chief financial officer of Bayer Pharmaceuticals, USA, where he headed financial management and strategic planning in North America.
Sinha has also worked in investment banking with ANZ Bank and Citibank.