Enzon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENZN) today announced that Ana I. Stancic has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective June 8, 2011. Ms. Stancic has more than 20 years of extensive and diversified finance, accounting and operational experience in the health care industry. In her new position, Ms. Stancic will oversee Enzon’s financial planning, strategy and controls as well as its investor relations and information technology functions, reporting to Ralph del Campo, Chief Operating Officer and Principal Executive Officer of Enzon. Mark Ogden, who has served as Acting Vice President, Finance and Principal Financial Officer while the Company conducted a search for a Chief Financial Officer, will remain as a consultant to Enzon on accounting and financial matters during a transition period.
“Ana brings great depth of experience to Enzon and we are pleased to have her as a member of the management team,” stated Alex Denner, Chairman of the Board. “We look forward to her contributions as Chief Financial Officer, and thank Mark for his service to the Company.”
Most recently, Ms. Stancic served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of M2Gen, a wholly owned for-profit subsidiary of Moffitt Cancer Center. Prior to that, she served as chief financial officer of Aureon Biosciences, Inc., a private oncology diagnostic company. From 2007 to 2008, she was executive vice president and chief financial officer at Omrix Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., which was acquired by Johnson & Johnson. From 2004 to 2007, Ms. Stancic was at ImClone Systems, Inc., which was acquired by Eli Lilly, Inc. At ImClone, she served in various financial roles, including senior vice president, finance. Prior to joining ImClone, she was vice president and controller at Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. She currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Champions Oncology, Inc., KV Pharmaceutical and Genta Incorporated.