Epizyme (EPZM) Appoints Robert Bazemore President And Chief Executive Officer

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Epizyme, Inc. (NASDAQ: EPZM), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical research and development company creating novel epigenetic therapeutics for cancer patients, announced today that Robert Bazemore will succeed Robert Gould, Ph.D. as President and Chief Executive Officer of Epizyme, effective September 10, 2015. Robert Bazemore will also join the Epizyme board of directors. Dr. Gould has served on the Epizyme board of directors since 2008 and as CEO for the past five-and-a-half years. Following the transition, he will continue to serve on the board and will serve as a consultant to the company.