Diffusion Pharmaceuticals Names Director Dr. Robert Cobuzzi as President and Chief Executive Officer
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Sep 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) —
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Sept. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Diffusion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: DFFN) (“Diffusion” or “the Company”), today announced that Robert (“Bob”) J. Cobuzzi Jr., Ph.D., who has served as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors since January 2020, will succeed David G. Kalergis as President and Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Mr. Kalergis will retire from his operational responsibilities but continue to serve as Chairman of the Board.
Dr. Cobuzzi is an accomplished pharmaceutical executive with significant and successful experience in the areas of drug development, business development and operational leadership across multiple therapeutic areas. Since joining the Diffusion board in January 2020, Bob has immersed himself in the science and development of Diffusion’s lead-product candidate, trans sodium crocetinate (“TSC”), providing significant support to