ST. HELIER, Jersey–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Novocure (NASDAQ: NVCR), a commercial stage oncology company pioneering a novel therapy for solid tumors, today announced that it has entered into an employment agreement with William Doyle, current Chairman and Director, to formally establish his role as Executive Chairman.
“Given our dynamic growth, we believe there is significant value in expanding Bill’s role as an executive officer at Novocure as we work together to establish Tumor Treating Fields, or TTFields, as a new treatment modality for a variety of solid tumors,” said Asaf Danziger, Chief Executive Officer. “Since his initial involvement in 2003, Bill’s leadership has been instrumental in setting the company’s strategic direction as we’ve worked together to build the immediate commercial opportunity for TTFields in glioblastoma and to develop TTFields as a potential treatment for other solid tumors.”
Mr. Doyle, as Executive Chairman, will focus on public company matters, investor relations, and, in conjunction with Mr. Danziger, on setting the strategic direction of the company.
Novocure is a commercial-stage oncology company developing a novel, proprietary therapy called Tumor Treating Fields, or TTFields, for the treatment of solid tumor cancers. Headquarter in Jersey, Novocure has U.S. operations in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Malvern, Pennsylvania, and New York. Additionally, the company has offices in Germany, Switzerland and Japan, and a research center in Haifa, Israel. For additional information about the company, please visit novocure.com or follow us at www.twitter.com/novocure.
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