With over 30 years of experience in commercialization and business operations, primarily in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, and more than 25 years of therapeutic and consumer drug launch expertise, Ms. Crane provides broad experience and knowledge of the global pharmaceutical business and industry.
Ms. Crane joined the Board of Directors in September 2015.
Ms. Crane served as President and Chief Executive Officer of MELA Sciences, Inc. from 2013 to 2014. Ms. Crane was Head of Commercialization and a partner at Appletree Partners from 2011 to 2013. From 2008 to 2011, she served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Epocrates Inc.
Ms. Crane served in various senior executive positions at Johnson & Johnson from 2002 to 2008, including as Group Chairman, OTC & Nutritional Group from 2006 to 2008, as Group Chairman, Consumer, Specialty Pharmaceuticals and Nutritionals from 2004 to 2006, and as Executive Vice President of Global Marketing for the Pharmaceutical Group from 2002 to 2004. Prior to that, she held various positions at Bristol-Myers Squibb from 1982 to 2002, including as President of U.S. Primary Care from 2000 to 2002 and as President of Global Marketing and Consumer Products from 1998 to 2000. Ms. Crane has served on the board of directors of Catalent Pharma Solutions, Inc. since 2018. From 2015 to 2019 she served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Zealand Pharma A/S. From 2017 to March 2019, she served on the board of directors of Edge Therapeutics.
Ms. Crane received an M.B.A. from Kent State University and a B.A. in communications and English from the State University of New York.