WALTHAM, Mass., July 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TESARO, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSRO), an oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company, today announced the appointment of Grant C. Bogle to the newly created position of Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. In this role, Mr. Bogle will report to Lonnie Moulder, CEO of TESARO, and will lead TESARO's marketing, sales, and market access teams. Mr. Bogle most recently served as Senior Vice President, Pharmaceutical and Biotech Solutions at McKesson Specialty Health, where he led the informatics, health economics and outcomes research, reimbursement access and safety services, and U.S. Oncology Clinical Research business units.
"TESARO is quickly transforming into an integrated development and commercial biopharmaceutical company," said Lonnie Moulder. "We are excited that Grant is joining the TESARO team, as his deep industry knowledge and commercial experience will be invaluable as we prepare for the potential launch of our first product, rolapitant, for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting."
Mr. Bogle has more than twenty-five years of experience in a variety of commercial roles within the biopharmaceutical industry. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President, Strategy and Emerging Businesses at US Oncology, Inc. (acquired by McKesson Corporation in 2010), and was Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Millennium Pharmaceuticals, where he was responsible for the oncology product, VELCADE. Prior to joining Millennium, Mr. Bogle held senior sales and marketing roles with Roche Pharmaceuticals, Knoll Pharmaceuticals, DuPont, and American Critical Care (a division of American Hospital Supply Corp). He holds an MBA from Columbia University and an undergraduate degree in economics from Dartmouth College.
TESARO is an oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company dedicated to improving the lives of cancer patients by acquiring, developing, and commercializing safer and more effective therapeutics. For more information, visit www.tesarobio.com.
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