NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Arvinas, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARVN), a clinical-stage biotechnology company creating a new class of drugs based on targeted protein degradation, today announced that Lisa Sinclair has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Corporate Operations.
“Lisa’s extensive experience in strategic operations, portfolio management, and new product development planning, will be very valuable as Arvinas continues on an incredible growth trajectory and exciting path forward,” said John Houston, Ph.D., Arvinas President and Chief Executive Officer. “As we plan to enter pivotal clinical trials by year-end, Lisa joins our leadership team at just the right time, and I look forward to her contributions and close collaboration.”
Ms. Sinclair brings more than 25 years of biopharmaceutical experience to Arvinas. She recently served as Head of Corporate and Commercial Strategy at Rallybio and previously served as Head of Program and Alliance Management for SpringWorks Therapeutics, Vice President of R&D Strategy and Portfolio and Project Management at Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease, and Vice President of Global R&D Portfolio and Performance at AstraZeneca. Ms. Sinclair also spent 18 years at Pfizer in various roles of increasing responsibility in R&D and commercial.
“I am thrilled to join Arvinas and to be part of a passionate team that is working diligently to help patients suffering from serious diseases,” said Ms. Sinclair. “Arvinas’ PROTAC® protein degrader platform is unmatched, and I look forward to the opportunity to contribute my experience in supporting the organization as it transitions to a late-stage development company.”
Arvinas is a clinical-stage biotechnology company dedicated to improving the lives of patients suffering from debilitating and life-threatening diseases through the discovery, development, and commercialization of therapies that degrade disease-causing proteins. Arvinas uses its proprietary PROTAC® Discovery Engine platform to engineer proteolysis targeting chimeras, or PROTAC® targeted protein degraders, that are designed to harness the body’s own natural protein disposal system to selectively and efficiently degrade and remove disease-causing proteins. In addition to its robust preclinical pipeline of PROTAC® protein degraders against validated and “undruggable” targets, the company has three investigational clinical-stage programs: bavdegalutamide and ARV-766 for the treatment of men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer; and ARV-471 for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic ER+/HER2- breast cancer. For more information, visit www.arvinas.com.
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