Dermavant Sciences Appoints Timothy S. Nelson and Kenneth E. Ludlum to Board of Directors

May 15, 2019

LONDON, May 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dermavant Sciences, a dermatology-focused subsidiary of Roivant Sciences, today announced that Timothy S. Nelson and Kenneth E. Ludlum have been appointed to Dermavant’s Board of Directors. Mr. Nelson served as President and Chief Executive Officer, and member of the Board of Directors, of MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 2005 until its acquisition by Allergan plc in 2013. Mr. Ludlum served as Chief Financial Officer of a molecular diagnostics company, CareDx, Inc., where he led its initial public offering in 2014.

“We are truly honored to have Tim and Ken join our board of directors,” said Todd Zavodnick, Chief Executive Officer of Dermavant. “Both Tim and Ken bring over 20 years of extensive leadership experience in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, drug delivery, molecular diagnostics, and/or medical device industries. Their expertise in building successful companies will be a valuable resource to Dermavant as we initiate our Phase 3 program for tapinarof for the treatment of psoriasis this quarter.”

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