Cardiome Announces Appointment of Jennifer Archibald as Chief Financial Officer
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 20, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cardiome Pharma Corp. (Nasdaq: CRME) (TSX:COM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Archibald as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the company, following the resignation of Curtis Sikorsky. Mr. Sikorsky will continue to serve the company in a consulting capacity to assist during the transition.
"We are delighted to have Jennifer join the Cardiome executive management team. Over the past six years, Jennifer has proven herself to be a highly capable senior finance leader. She is thoroughly familiar with all financial and operational aspects of the company, and is well qualified to seamlessly take on her new role as CFO," said Dr. William Hunter, Interim CEO of Cardiome. "We would like to thank Curtis for his valuable contributions to Cardiome and we wish him well in his future endeavours."
Ms. Archibald has more than 15 years of financial management experience in both public and private companies and has served as Cardiome's Director of Finance for the past six years. Prior to joining Cardiome, Ms. Archibald managed the accounting operations at the corporate office of The Jim Pattison Group, the third largest private company in Canada, and was a corporate auditor with KPMG. She is a Chartered Accountant and earned a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia.
About Cardiome Pharma Corp.
Cardiome Pharma Corp. is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery, development and commercialization of new therapies that will improve the health of patients around the world. Cardiome has one marketed product, Brinavess™ (vernakalant IV), approved in Europe and other territories for the rapid conversion of recent onset atrial fibrillation to sinus rhythm in adults.
Cardiome is traded on the NASDAQ Global Market (CRME) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (COM). For more information, please visit our web site at www.cardiome.com.
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