HATFIELD, Pa.– Code Biotherapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company pioneering targeted non-viral delivery of genetic medicines, announces the appointment of Erin Brubaker as Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.
“I am thrilled to welcome Erin to our Executive team,” said Code Bio Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and Co-Founder Brian P. McVeigh. “Erin’s exceptional leadership skills, extensive experience developing strategy and driving operational excellence across corporate, R&D, and commercial organizations, expertise in integrating science and customer insights into commercial strategies that result in successful product launches, and her proven track record of developing high-performing teams will all serve Code Bio well as we continue to grow and advance our pipeline of important new genetic medicines for patients in need.”
In her role as COO, Ms. Brubaker is leading corporate strategy and focusing on the buildout of the broader organization, with oversight of finance, manufacturing, human resources, information technology, legal, compliance, real estate and facilities, program and project management, corporate communications, and early commercial strategy.
Ms. Brubaker brings to this role extensive experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry including more than 20 years with GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals where she held positions of increasing responsibility enterprise-wide across R&D and commercial businesses. Most recently she served as Vice President Corporate Development at Passage Bio, a fully integrated gene therapy company.
“Code Bio has a unique opportunity to deliver targeted, non-viral gene therapies with its proprietary 3DNA delivery platform,” said Ms. Brubaker. “It’s a privilege to join the team and build the infrastructure that will enable delivery of the early pipeline in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and Type 1 Diabetes as well as enable future pipeline expansion into other rare and prevalent genetic diseases.”
Ms. Brubaker holds a Bachelor of Arts from Franklin & Marshall College. She also completed the Transformational Leadership for Executives program through Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania and holds professional certifications in Executive Coaching and Alliance Management. Ms. Brubaker is currently an Executive Board member for Life Sciences Pennsylvania.