Dr. Maya Said. Picture: Outcomes4me

Pieris Pharmaceuticals appoints Dr. Maya Said

Pieris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that Maya R. Said, Sc.D., has joined the Company’s Board of Directors.

Dr. Said is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Outcomes4Me Inc., a health technology company. She served as the Chief Operating Officer of Celsius Therapeutics, where she established and managed the company’s operations from inception through the company’s first year post-launch. Before founding Outcomes4Me, Dr. Said was Senior Vice President, Global Head of Oncology Policy & Market Access at Novartis. Her previous experience also includes a senior position at Sanofi, where she served as Vice President, Head of Strategy, Science Policy & External Innovation, Global R&D, and at Boston Consulting Group, where she most recently served as a Principal.

"Maya’s experience includes a unique combination of science, technology, corporate strategy, and entrepreneurship. I am confident that she will prove to be a wonderful addition to the Board as Pieris progresses towards its eventual goal of becoming a commercial-stage biotechnology company," said James Geraghty, Chairman of the Board of Directors. "We look forward to working with and learning from her."