TMCNet:  Acceleron Pharma Appoints Terrence C. Kearney to its Board of Directors [Global Data Point]

[July 15, 2014]

Acceleron Pharma Appoints Terrence C. Kearney to its Board of Directors [Global Data Point]

(Global Data Point Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) "Terry brings significant industry experience, corporate leadership and financial expertise to Acceleron and we feel he will be a valuable contributor to our board," said John Knopf, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Acceleron. "In particular, Terry's financial and managerial experience makes him well-suited to serve as the Chair our Audit Committee." Terrence C. Kearney has more than three decades of global healthcare experience at major pharmaceutical and life sciences companies. Most recently, Mr. Kearney served on the executive management team for Hospira, Inc. where he held the role of Chief Operating Officer from 2006 through 2011 and Chief Financial Officer from 2004 to 2006. In these roles, Mr. Kearney had broad responsibility for the company's global operations, including commercial, manufacturing and research and development activities, and financial management strategies. Prior to Hospira, Mr. Kearney spent 25 years at Abbott Laboratories in various financial management roles, including Vice President and Treasurer. Mr. Kearney earned a Bachelor's degree in Biology from the University of Illinois and a Master's in Business Administration from the University of Denver. Mr. Kearney serves as Chair of the Audit Committee and member of the Management Development and Compensation Committee for Vertex Pharmaceuticals.


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