BioNJ Welcomes Linda Brown as Vice President, Engagement

TRENTON, NJ (December 15, 2015) — BioNJ, the trade association for New Jersey’s life sciences industry, announced that Linda Brown joined the organization as Vice President, Engagement. Linda brings more than 25 years in clinical research and drug development in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries in the U.S. and as an expatriate internationally. She has worked both in early stage and large company environments, including 13 years with Merck and Company in roles spanning manufacturing, clinical research and drug development, public and investor relations, fund raising, marketing and business development.

Throughout her career, Linda has held leadership and liaison positions engaging teams and organizations to provide strategic direction to emerging companies and new business initiatives. Most recently Linda served as a global team leader at PAREXEL, a contract research organization developing strategic partnerships with pharmaceutical companies to support their needs to expedite clinical development to get important treatments to market.

“We are thrilled to have someone with Linda’s breadth of industry experience join the team,” said BioNJ President and CEO Debbie Hart.” As Vice President of Engagement, Linda will use her diverse experience in the life sciences industry to develop new opportunities, partnerships and programs that will foster a stronger life sciences community within New Jersey and enhance the development of new, innovative therapies and cures.”

Linda can be reached at LBrown@BioNJ.org or at 609-890-3185. For more information on BioNJ, please visit www.BioNJ.org.

About BioNJ
BioNJ, The Gateway to Health, is a powerful network of 400 Member Investors representing research-based life sciences companies and stakeholders dedicated to propelling a vibrant ecosystem where Science is Supported, Companies are Created, Drugs are Developed and Patients are Paramount. Because Patients Can’t WaitSM, BioNJ is committed to the growth and prosperity of New Jersey’s life sciences ecosystem to help accelerate the discovery, development and commercialization of therapies and cures that save and improve lives and lessen the burden of illness and disease to society. As the industry’s voice in New Jersey, we fulfill our Mission to help our Members help Patients by driving capital formation and fostering entrepreneurship, advocating for public policies that advance medical innovation, providing access to talent and education and offering a cost-saving array of critical commercial resources. For more information about BioNJ, please visit www.BioNJ.org.