WEST PALM BEACH, FL – BioFlorida, the advocate for the state’s life sciences industry, named Nancy Bryan as president and CEO.
She replaces Russell Allen, who left to become the head of Georgia Bio. The West Palm Beach-based organization selected Bryan after conducting a national search.
She’s been in the industry for more than 25 years, including positions as senior vice president of commercial operations at NPS Pharmaceuticals, senior vice president of marketing and sales for Indevus Pharmaceuticals and head of commercial operations at Elan Pharmaceuticals for the global autoimmune franchise. She holds an MBA in marketing and business economics from Columbia University.
“After carefully considering all of the applicants, we are confident that Nancy will apply her outstanding business experience and leadership skills to help us build on the current momentum of Florida’s growing life sciences community,” stated Leslie Croland, chair of BioFlorida’s search committee and a partner with Duane Morris.
BioFlorida represents more than 3,000 companies.