Enterprise Therapeutics has appointed Amit D. Munshi as non-executive chairman of the Board of Directors. Amit’s appointment is significant for Enterprise, strengthening the ability of the leadership team as it transitions to a clinical stage development company, addressing areas of critical unmet needs in respiratory disease.

Mr. Munshi has more than 28 years of global biopharmaceutical industry experience in executive management, business development, product development and portfolio management, and has served on several private and public company boards. He is director, president and chief executive officer of Arena Pharmaceuticals, a Nasdaq-listed biopharmaceutical company which has a proprietary pipeline in mid-late stage clinical development.

Dr John Ford, CEO, Enterprise Therapeutics, said: “We are delighted that Amit has chosen to join as chairman at this exciting time for the Company, as we prepare to take our two lead programmes into the clinic in the next 12 months. Amit brings a wealth of experience in product development, portfolio management and commercial strategy in both the US and EU that will be critical in driving the Company through the next phase of its development.”