Amarin Announces David Stack Appointed to Board of Directors
Amarin Corporation (NASDAQ: AMRN) today announced that David Stack, President and Chief Executive Officer of Pacira Pharmaceuticals, has joined Amarin's Board of Directors as an independent director effective December 10, 2012.
Mr. Stack has more than 25 years of successful pharmaceutical industry experience. Beyond his current role as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Mr. Stack is also a Managing Director at MPM Capital, and Founding Partner of Stack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Mr. Stack's extensive experience includes, from 2001 to 2004, President, CEO and a Director of The Medicines Company where he was recognized as the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2003. Prior to The Medicines Company, Mr. Stack was the President and General Manager of Innovex Inc., Vice President of Business Development and Marketing for Immunomedics, Inc., and Director of Business Development and Planning for Infectious Disease, Oncology and Virology of Roche Laboratories. Mr. Stack holds a degree in pharmacy from Albany College and a BS in biology from Siena College where he is currently a Trustee. Mr.