Cellectis Appoints Elsy Boglioli to Executive Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development
Published on December 04, 2017 in New York (N.Y.)
New Addition to Senior Leadership Team Brings to Cellectis In-Depth Corporate Strategy Expertise within the Pharmaceutical and MedTech Industries
December 4, 2017 – New York (N.Y.) – Cellectis (Alternext: ALCLS - Nasdaq: CLLS), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing immunotherapies based on gene-edited allogeneic CAR T-cells (UCART), announced today that the Company has appointed Elsy Boglioli to the role of Executive Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development. Ms. Boglioli’s responsibilities include directing the long-term strategy and current business priorities of Cellectis to ensure that the overall mission of the Company is fulfilled. Ms. Boglioli joins Cellectis from Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where she served as Partner and Managing Director, and leader of BCG’s biotech-focused business in Europe.
“Ms. Boglioli’s extensive experience working with leading pharmaceutical companies, along with her in-depth expertise on portfolio and innovation strategies across the board, will be particularly vital for Cellectis as we continue along the path to market for our game-changing allogeneic CAR T-cell product candidates,” said Dr. André Choulika, Cellectis CEO. “We look forward to having her on board during this pivotal time in the Company’s history so that we can bring a transformative new type of cancer care to patients in need across the globe as quickly and efficiently as possible.”
Ms. Boglioli has far-reaching expertise within the pharma and medtech industries, focusing on everything from corporate strategy and M&A to research. At BCG, she was also a member of the global biopharma leadership team and global strategy practice management team and served as regional head of the strategy practice for Europe.
“As off-the-shelf immunotherapies have such enormous potential to advance cancer treatment today, I jumped at the chance to join Cellectis, as the Company is not only developing a next-generation cure for cancer, but it’s also truly defining the future of care as we know it today,” added Ms. Boglioli. “This is all about creating products that are both cost-effective and available to patients all over the world, which will ultimately create a fundamental shift in how we approach medicine moving forward.”
Ms. Boglioli graduated from Ecole Polytechnique in Paris, France and holds a master’s degree in economy and management from Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, Spain.