Suzanne Bruhn Promedior
Suzanne Bruhn, Ph.D.
President and
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Bruhn joined Promedior in May 2012 from Shire plc, where she was the Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning and Program Management in the Human Genetic Therapies division and she played a key role in the development of multiple protein therapeutics with annual sales today of over $1 billion. During her 13-year tenure at Shire and Transkaryotic Therapies (acquired by Shire in 2005), she was instrumental in advancing new compounds through clinical development and commercialization, with significant roles driving product strategy, portfolio management, program management, and global regulatory affairs for the rare disease portfolio. Prior to that, she was at Cytotherapeutics, Inc., with an important role developing the encapsulated cell technology platform for ophthalmic delivery. Dr. Bruhn is a member of the Board of Directors of Raptor Pharmaceuticals, a public biotechnology company, and the Crittenton Women's Union, a local non-profit organization. Dr. Bruhn was recognized as a "2013 Woman to Watch" by Mass High Tech. She was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Human Genetics at Harvard Medical School and earned a Ph.D. in Chemistry from MIT and a B.S. from Iowa State University.
Richard Jack, Ph.D.
Chief Scientific Officer
Dr. Jack has more than 15 years of drug discovery research and development experience in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry. Most recently, he led research efforts at Madera Biosciences, a company developing small molecules for the clearance of amyloid β in neurodegenerative diseases. Prior to joining Madera, he was Vice President of Research for Tanabe Research Labs-USA (TRL), the U.S. discovery arm of Mitsubishi-Tanabe Pharma. While there, he and his team advanced multiple small molecule programs to development. Prior to his tenure with TRL, Dr. Jack was a scientific cofounder and Vice President, Biology at Triad Therapeutics, a structure-based drug discovery company that developed a leading kinase inhibitor program that was licensed to Novartis and advanced into human clinical trials. He began his biopharmaceutical career at La Jolla Pharmaceutical, where he developed and advanced preclinical and clinical biologics programs for antibody-mediated diseases. Prior to his work in the biopharmaceutical industry, Dr. Jack spent more than 10 years in the Department of Rheumatology/Immunology at Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School where he was also an NIH-funded faculty member of the graduate programs for both Immunology and Cell and Molecular Biology. His lab focused on mechanisms of autoimmune and inflammatory disease, particularly in the areas of the complement system and leukocyte activation. Dr. Jack is an author of more than 50 scientific papers and three patents. He received an A.B. in Biology from Bates College and a Ph.D. in Immunology from the University of Connecticut Health Center, and he performed his postdoctoral fellowship in Immunoparasitology at ILRAD in Nairobi, Kenya.
Suzanne Bruhn Promedior
W. Scott Willett, Ph.D.
Vice President of Biopharmaceutical Development
Dr. Willett has fourteen years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry in development of protein purification processes for recombinant therapeutics. Prior to joining Promedior in 2007, Dr. Willett served as Director of Process Development at Neose Technologies, leading development and technology transfer for Phase I clinical manufacture of GlycoPEGylation™ processes for improved protein therapeutics. Before joining Neose, Dr. Willett was a Process Development Scientist at Amgen, where he led teams in development of Phase I cGMP purification processes for several proteins, in addition to supporting Amgen's commercial products. Dr. Willett holds a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the University of California at San Francisco, and was an NSF Post-doctoral Fellow at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He also earned a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.
Karen M. Carroll, R.N. Senior Director, Clinical Operations

Ms. Carroll’s career has spanned almost two decades establishing, growing and managing clinical operations functions for Boston-area biopharmaceutical companies involved in a diverse range of clinical activities spanning rare diseases, hematology and oncology. Prior to joining Promedior in 2012, Ms. Carroll was most recently Director of Clinical Site Services at Vertex Pharmaceuticals where, starting in 2006, she was integral in helping to design and manage the company's rapidly growing clinical testing capabilities. Before her tenure at Vertex, Ms. Carroll spent five years at Millennium Pharmaceuticals as a Clinical Research Consultant, where she helped support training in clinical research and the development of infrastructure necessary for regulatory submissions. Prior to Millennium Pharmaceuticals, she worked in a variety of clinical roles at leading companies such as Genetics Institute and Serono Laboratories. She holds an R.N. from Northern Essex Community College and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Massachusetts.


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