Mr. Fleming has more than 25 years of experience in the biopharma industry, including senior leadership and executive management roles with Elan Corp., Nuvelo, Inc., Genentech, GlaxoSmithKline, SmithKline Beecham, and inVentiv Health. He has been instrumental in the launch, commercialization, and business development of numerous products in various therapeutic areas including HIV, infectious diseases, diabetes, CNS, multiple sclerosis, cardiovascular, and oncology.
"Michael is a vital addition to the Coherus team at this time," said Denny Lanfear, president and chief executive officer of Coherus. "Our pipeline is now sufficiently advanced to begin evaluating our strategic options for commercialization. Michael's experience in building commercial operations and his knowledge of markets and health systems are of immediate importance. He will play a key role in defining strategies that effectively maximize the commercial potential of our products."