NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mind Medicine (MindMed) Inc. (NASDAQ: MNMD), (NEO: MMED), (the “Company” or "MindMed"), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel product candidates to treat brain health disorders, today announced the appointment of Mark R. Sullivan, effective today, as Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary.
“We are very excited to welcome Mark to our management team. Mark brings tremendous legal and public company life sciences expertise and will be a strong addition to our executive team. We believe Mark’s experience, insights and guidance will prove invaluable as MindMed progresses to the next stage of its evolution. I look forward to working closely with Mark during this transformative time for the company,” said Robert Barrow, Chief Executive Officer and Director of MindMed.
“This is an exciting time to be joining the Company at this pivotal juncture as it advances towards several key inflection points for its pipeline,” said Mr. Sullivan. “I look forward to working with the MindMed management team as the Company continues advancing its clinical programs and pursues commercial capabilities to fulfill its mission of improving the lives of the millions of individuals suffering from brain health disorders.”
Mr. Sullivan is an experienced public company General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, with extensive expertise and demonstrated success in the areas of SEC reporting, financing, corporate governance and compliance, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, litigation management and business development. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Sullivan was the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Sesen Bio, a biopharmaceutical company (prior to its merger with Carisma Therapeutics) (NASDAQ: CARM), from August 2019 to April 2023. Before that, he served as a private consultant to numerous life sciences companies. Previously, he served as the General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary of MModal Inc. (Nasdaq: MODL), formerly MedQuist, Inc., a leading healthcare IT company, until it was taken private by One Equity Partners, the private investment arm of JP Morgan Chase & Co. Prior to joining MModal, Mr. Sullivan was in private practice with Pepper Hamilton LLP and Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP. Mr. Sullivan received a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. from the Rutgers University School of Law.
MindMed is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel product candidates to treat brain health disorders. Our mission is to be the global leader in the development and delivery of treatments that unlock new opportunities to improve patient outcomes. We are developing a pipeline of innovative product candidates, with and without acute perceptual effects, targeting neurotransmitter pathways that play key roles in brain health disorders.
MindMed trades on NASDAQ under the symbol MNMD and on the Canadian NEO Exchange under the symbol MMED.
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