Appointment to Enhance Board’s Expertise Across Investments, Business Development and Capital Markets
BRIDGEWATER, N.J., May 15, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hillstream BioPharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: HILS) ("Hillstream" or the "Company"), a biotechnology company developing therapeutic candidates targeting drug resistant and devastating cancers using ferroptosis, an emerging new anti-cancer mechanism resulting in iron-mediated cell death, and immuno-oncology targeted novel biologics, today announced the appointment of Kelly Anderson to its Board of Directors and committees, effective as of May 9, 2023.
Mrs. Anderson brings over 25 years of experience in public company finance, accounting and corporate governance across a variety of industries and will be instrumental in guiding Hillstream with its organizational management, business development and research and development initiatives.
“Kelly has served as a CFO and brings expertise in partnering negotiations and business development,” said Randy Milby, Chairman and CEO of Hillstream. “We believe her proven cross-industry experience and track record of building sustainable long-term value will further bolster our Board’s depth of expertise and diversity of thought especially as we further develop our immuno-oncology targeted biologics portfolio led by anti-HER2 and anti-HER3 monoclonal antibodies. As such, it is a top priority for us to have the right team in place to guide us through the execution of our goals so that we can expand our efforts to develop and commercialize on our drug candidates.”
“I am excited to be joining the Board of Hillstream BioPharma and look forward to working alongside the team as we further our ongoing development programs. I believe the Company’s precision medicine immuno-oncology strategy with the current HER2/HER3 antibody developments, has the potential to bring much needed treatments to cancer patients,” said Mrs. Anderson.
Kelly Anderson currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of CXO Executive Solutions, a specialized executive talent solutions company. From 2015 through 2020, she served as a partner in C Suite Financial Partners, a financial consulting firm serving private, private equity, entrepreneurial, family office and government-owned firms across the entertainment, aerospace/defense, Software-as-a-Service and manufacturing industries. Mrs. Anderson previously served in senior financial executive posts at companies including Mavenlink (now known as Kantata), Ener-Core, Fisker Automotive, T3 Motion and The First American Corporation. In addition, Mrs. Anderson currently serves as on the board of AgEagle Aerial Systems Inc., Tomi Environmental Solutions and Concierge Technologies and was previously a member of the board of directors of Marygold Companies, Guardion Health Sciences and Psychic Friends Network. She is a Certified Public Accountant in California and received her B.A. in business administration with an accounting concentration from California State University, Fullerton.
About Hillstream BioPharma, Inc.
Hillstream BioPharma, Inc. is a biotechnology company developing a focused portfolio of therapeutic candidates targeting drug resistant and devastating cancers. The Company anticipates submitting an investigational new drug application and plans to initiate a clinical study in the second half of 2023 with HSB-1216, which targets ferroptosis, an emerging new anti-cancer mechanism, resulting in iron mediated cell death (IMCD) of drug resistant cancers. The Company’s emerging immuno-oncology pipeline is led by HSB-3215, a novel anti-HER2 monoclonal antibody targeting unique epitopes with a novel mechanism of action. The erbB/HER family of cell surface proteins include well-known and validated drug targets including HER2 and HER3 found in multiple solid tumors, including breast, lung, GYN, endocrinological and CNS. For more information, please visit: www.hillstreambio.com.
Forward Looking Statements
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