Thursday, September 17, 2020

Bedford Congratulates Acerus Pharmaceuticals for hiring new Senior Vice President, US Commercial 

PRESS RELEASE 

Toronto, ONT/ New York, NY– September 15, 2020 – The Bedford Consulting Group congratulates Kevin Hickey in his role as the new SVP, US Commercial for Acerus Pharmaceuticals (TSX: ASP, OTCQB: ASPCF), a global specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the commercialization and development of innovative products that improve the patient experience in Men’s Health.

A seasoned pharmaceutical executive with 15+ years of experience, Kevin has an excellent track record in launching new products and go-to-market strategies that optimize brand positioning while achieving sales, profit and penetration objectives. He previously held senior sales and marketing leadership roles with Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Syneos Health, GE Healthcare and Endo Pharmaceuticals.

“Kevin has demonstrated success launching new brands in competitive markets and an acute awareness and insight into the dynamics of the US payer and provider landscape,” says Edward Gudaitis, President & CEO of Acerus Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

“We welcome Kevin to our team during a very exciting time for Acerus and we greatly appreciate Bedford’s expertise in helping us recruit an exemplary leader.”

The SVP, US Commercial Operations is a newly created and critical leadership role reporting to the President & CEO.  In the role, Kevin will be responsible for the strategic direction of Acerus’ US commercial operations, ensuring successful execution of marketing and sales plans to attain aggressive growth objectives in the US marketplace.

“We were pleased to partner with Ed and Acerus in delivering our comprehensive executive search process which resulted in finding an exceptional pharmaceutical executive in Kevin,” said Darren Raycroft, Partner and Co-Leader of the North American Healthcare Practice with The Bedford Consulting Group. “We wish Kevin and the entire Acerus team much continued success.”

 

About Bedford Consulting Group 

The Bedford Consulting Group is a leading privately-held executive search firm. Bedford is the partner to TRANSEARCH International, one of the top 10 largest global executive search organizations in the world. Bedford Consulting Group’s main offices are located in Toronto, Ontario and Cambridge, Massachusetts, where beyond executive search, they provide a comprehensive range of talent strategy-based solutions, from proactive talent scouting, leadership assessment & development, executive and board compensation as well as leadership integration and organizational strategy.

To learn more about Bedford, please visit www.bedfordgroup.com/healthcare

 

About Acerus Pharmaceuticals Corporation  

Acerus Pharmaceuticals Corporation is a Canadian-based specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the commercialization and development of innovative prescription products that improve patient experience, with a primary focus in the field of men’s health. The company commercializes its products via its own salesforce in the United States and Canada, and through a global network of licensed distributors in other territories. Acerus’ shares trade on TSX under the symbol ASP and on OTCQB under the symbol ASPCF. For more information, visit www.aceruspharma.com.

 

Media Contact: 

Adam Michael Segal, Communications Director, 416-669-4890

SOURCE Bedford Consulting Group, Inc.