Dr Howie McKibbon appointed Chief Executive Officer

Botanix has announced the promotion of Dr Howie McKibbon to the role of Chief Executive Officer, from his current position as Chief Operating Officer.

Dr McKibbon was also previously Botanix’s Chief Commercial Officer, and brings over 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry to the role. Over the course of his career Dr McKibbon has launched more than 15 branded products, managed over 30 dermatology products, and played a significant role in two of the largest dermatology acquisitions with combined valuations of US$7.8 billion.

Botanix Executive Chairman, Vince Ippolito said:

“I am very pleased to congratulate Howie on his promotion to CEO … His experience and proven track record of success is unsurpassed in medical dermatology and I look forward to working with him in his new role at Botanix.”

FDA review of Sofpironium Bromide remains on track, with approval targeted for the end of September 2023.

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