Case Studies

Executive Search - TopiVert

Talentmark was appointed to find three key hires at a critical stage in the development of an early stage company working at the Bioincubator at Imperial College, London.

TopiVert is a spin-out of RespiVert (acquired by J&J in 2010) focusing on the development of novel small molecule drugs for the treatment of severe inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract and eye.

With a virtual company structure the time had come to strengthen the management team to be able to lead the planning and development of drug candidates into the clinic and through to clinical proof-of-concept in two key therapeutic areas .

The appointment of a Head of Translational Medicine, Project Leader and CMO was achieved to equip the company with the necessary complementary skills and experience to be able to realise this objective.