Chief Development Officer

Dr Sacco brings over 20 years of strong leadership experience in the pharmaceutical industry, driving business objectives, including non-clinical discovery, late-stage clinical development, registration, and approval of a range of important pharmaceutical products. Dr Sacco holds a PhD from West Virginia University School of Medicine.

Prior to this appointment, Dr Sacco held Vice President and Head of Clinical Development roles at Xentria, Inc. and AnaptysBio, Inc., overseeing programs with monoclonal antibodies for rare and dermatologic diseases.

In addition, Dr Sacco held executive leadership positions at Revance Therapeutics, Inc. and Avexis, Inc (now Novartis), overseeing clinical operations including the initiation and completion of pivotal studies evaluating safety and efficacy of innovative products (proprietary neurotoxin Daxibotulinum and AVV9 gene therapy ZolgenSMA, respectively).

Dr Sacco has also held roles of increasing responsibilities at P&G Healthcare (Actonel), Pfizer (Lyrica), Astellas (Myrbetriq and Xtandi) and Takeda (Rozerem and ACTOS).

Dr Sacco was appointed Chief Development Officer on 2 December 2021.

Latest News

Wilsons Updated Research Report

Wilsons Equity Research has released an updated analysis on Hexima Limited, with a view on the potential for success in phase II. Wilsons maintains its OVERWEIGHT rating and a $0.75 12-month price target. View the full report (pdf)

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ShareCafe Webinar 29 April 2022

Hexima CEO, Michael Aldridge, presented at the ShareCafe Hidden Gems Webinar on 29 April 2022 at 12:30pm AEST. Mr Aldridge provided a company overview and discussed its phase II clinical trial, including when the company is expecting results from the trial. This...

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NailMail Q1 2022

Hexima is proud to release its “NailMail” quarterly activities report for the quarter ended 31 March 2022. Achievements for the quarter include: Appointed Mr Philip Rose as Chief Commercial Officer and strengthened the manufacturing team with the appointment of Mr Om...

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