About Centurion BioPharma Corporation
CEO and President
Mr. Curtis brings 25 years of life science leadership experience, with oncology and orphan diseases his specialty. He was instrumental in the US and global development and commercialization of many successful drugs, including Votrient®, Doxil®, Velcade®, Benlysta®, Tykerb® and Adempas®. Prior to joining Centurion, Mr. Curtis served as President and Chief Operating Officer of CytRx Corporation. Before that, he served as President, U.S. Commercial at Aegerion Pharmaceuticals (now Novelion Therapeutics), Vice President and General Manager – Rare Disease/Cardiopulmonary Business Unit at Bayer Healthcare, and in positions of increasing responsibility at GlaxoSmithKline, culminating in his role as Vice President, Marketing and Global Commercial Leader. Mr. Curtis earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Pennsylvania State University, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Pittsburgh, where he double-majored in Business and Psychology.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Caloz has an accomplished history of providing senior financial leadership in the life sciences sector, including as Chief Financial Officer of Occulogix, Inc, a NASDAQ listed, a medical therapy company. Prior to that, Mr. Caloz served as Chief Financial Officer of IRIS International Inc., a Chatsworth, CA based medical device manufacturer. He served as Chief Financial Officer of San Francisco-based Synarc, Inc., a medical imaging company, and from 1993 to 1999 he was Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Phoenix International Life Sciences Inc. of Montreal, Canada, which was acquired by MDS Inc. in 1999. Mr. Caloz was a partner at Rooney, Greig, Whitrod, Filion & Associates of Saint Laurent, Quebec, Canada, a firm of Chartered Accountants specializing in research and development and high tech companies, from 1983 to 1993. Mr. Caloz, a Chartered Accountant, holds a degree in Accounting from York University, Toronto, Canada. Mr. Caloz also serves as CFO of CytRx Corporation.