“Kyle has the depth of experience necessary to help us build on our momentum as a global organization, execute on our current launches, and plan for new commercial opportunities in the years ahead. Having had a key role in building our commercial organization over the last two years, Kyle also is very familiar with the hATTR and FCS communities and is committed to both the clinician and patient communities we serve,” said
Mr. Jenne joined Akcea in
“Being a leader at a company with two commercial-stage products and a very promising pipeline of drugs that can make a meaningful difference in patients’ lives is a remarkable opportunity,” said Mr. Jenne. “I am excited to work more closely with the executive leadership team in advancing these therapies and bringing new treatment options to patients around the world.”
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