DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwired - July 09, 2015) - Horizon Pharma plc (NASDAQ: HZNP), a biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients' lives by identifying, developing, acquiring and commercializing differentiated and accessible medicines that address unmet medical needs, today named Tina E. Ventura vice president, investor relations, reporting to John B. Thomas, executive vice president, strategy and investor relations, effective immediately.
"Tina is a skilled financial communicator with significant experience in the healthcare space," said John B. Thomas, executive vice president, strategy and investor relations, Horizon Pharma plc. "She will play an integral role in shaping the Horizon Pharma story for the investment community as we continue to grow the company at a rapid pace."
Ventura brings nearly two decades of investor relations and communications experience in the pharmaceutical, nutrition, diagnostic and medical device industries to Horizon. Most recently, Ventura was divisional vice president, investor relations at Abbott Laboratories where she was responsible for communicating the company's investment identity to Wall Street as well as maintaining close relationships with sell-side analysts and buy-side investors.
Ventura graduated from Northwestern University with a bachelor of science degree in communication. She also holds a master's degree in business administration from Loyola University.
About Horizon Pharma plc
Horizon Pharma plc is a biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients' lives by identifying, developing, acquiring and commercializing differentiated and accessible medicines that address unmet medical needs. The Company markets seven medicines through its orphan, primary care and specialty business units. Horizon's global headquarters are in Dublin, Ireland. For more information, please visit www.horizonpharma.com. Follow @HZNPplc on Twitter or view careers on our LinkedIn page.
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