Toronto Stock Exchange Symbol: DND
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - Cipher Pharmaceuticals Inc. (TSX:
DND) ("Cipher" or "the Company") today announced that William (Bill)
Garriock has resigned from his position of Chair of Cipher, effective
December 31, 2013, as he is retiring from active business. Cipher's
Board expects to appoint a new Chair in the near future.
"On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Bill for his service and
contributions and wish him well in retirement," said Larry Andrews, CEO
and Director of Cipher.
About Cipher Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Cipher Pharmaceuticals (TSX: DND) is a growing specialty pharmaceutical
company with three commercial products and a fourth in development. Our
product candidates are typically improved formulations of successful,
currently marketed drugs. We in-license a product, manage the required
clinical development and regulatory approval process, and either
out-license it to a marketing partner, or, in Canada, we may market the
product ourselves. Our core capabilities are in clinical and regulatory
affairs, product licensing, supply chain management, and marketing and
sales. Since the Company was founded in 2000, we have achieved final
regulatory approval in the U.S. and Canada for all three of our
original products and completed six marketing partnerships, generating
growing licensing revenue.
SOURCE: Cipher Pharmaceuticals Inc.
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