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A.P. Pharma appoints Jesse Hollingsworth as vice president of sales

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A.P. Pharma, Inc. announced the appointment of Jesse Hollingsworth as vice president of sales.

“Jesse brings over a decade of highly relevant oncology sales experience, including a significant amount of knowledge working with group purchasing organizations,” said Robert Rosen, A.P. Pharma’s chief commercial officer. “Over the past several months, A.P. Pharma has been focused on recruiting key additions to our management team, and Jesse’s experience in oncology sales will provide insights into the sales program for our lead product candidate, APF530, which is being developed for the prevention of acute- and delayed-onset chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. We are thrilled to have Jesse join us and look forward to his contributions to our executive team.”

Most recently, Mr. Hollingsworth served as the Senior Director of Group Purchasing Organizations (GPO) and Trade Strategy at Dendreon where he developed and implemented the company’s national GPO strategy. During this time, he was also responsible for building and managing relationships with top community oncologists for the company. Prior to his work at Dendreon, Mr. Hollingsworth was the Senior Director of Strategic Business Development and Marketing at ION Solutions, an Amerisource Bergen Specialty Group where he focused on GPO, payer and practice solutions. Earlier, he worked at Amgen, Inc., where, as the Marketing Director for the oncology business unit, Mr. Hollingsworth was responsible for US reimbursement and access programs for the Neulasta(R), Neupogen(R) and Vectibix(R) franchises.

Mr. Hollingsworth received a B.S. in Journalism and Communications from the University of Florida and a Master of Health Administration from the University of South Florida College of Public Health.

Reposted from A.P. Pharma. Click here to read the full news release.