Helsinn Group

Bridge Medicines appoints William J. Polvino chief executive officer

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Bridge Medicines, a drug discovery company focused on advancing promising early technologies from concept to clinic, announced the appointment of William J. Polvino, M.D., as chief executive officer (CEO). In conjunction, Kathleen Metters, Ph.D., who served as the interim CEO upon the establishment of Bridge Medicines in October 2016, will continue to have an operating role within Bridge Medicines, and will Chair the Scientific Advisory Board.

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Helsinn Group launches Helsinn Investment Fund

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Helsinn, the Swiss Pharmaceutical Group focused on building quality cancer care, has introduced Helsinn Investment Fund, a fund focused on early-stage investment opportunities in areas of high unmet patient need. With an initial investment commitment of three years, followed by up to five years via follow-on rounds, the fund will have a total commitment of $50 million. The Helsinn Investment Fund is incorporated in Luxembourg and fully owned by the Helsinn Group.

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