Linda Brown Joins BioNJ as Vice President, Engagement

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 US 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.”

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