Plethora has brought together a dedicated team of people who have grown the company through their commitment and hard work. It has a Board of Directors and Executive Management Team with proven business, legal, financial and pharmaceutical industry backgrounds, offering the expertise for successful development and commercialisation of pharmaceutical products.
The Management Team
Mr Ronald Openshaw (Chief Executive Officer)
Ronald Openshaw has a significant track record in life sciences and healthcare sectors both in executive management and in an advisory role. He is the founder of the M&A and strategic consulting firm Lucia Capital LLP and previously he spent many years as an investment banker at Panmure Gordon & Co. Limited (latterly WestLB Panmure Limited) and then most recently Jefferies International Limited. He also served as CFO and acting CEO at Pharmagene plc until its merger with Asterand plc in 2006, where he remained as CFO to complete the integration in early 2007. Ronald qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG.
Dr. Michael Wyllie (Chief Scientific Officer)
Mike Wyllie is a co-founder of Plethora. He has over 25 years of experience in senior management level positions within the pharmaceutical industry with American Home Products and Pfizer. He has considerable hands-on experience in all aspects of the drug discovery and development process and has been involved with new project inception, drug discovery and safety testing, early and late stage clinical development, regulatory filing and the successful commercialisation of products including Cardura® (doxazosin) and Viagra® (sildenafil). Dr. Wyllie sits on The Clinical Trial Design and Future Therapies in BPH Committees of the World Health Organisation International Consultations on Urological Disease and he is an assistant editor of the British Journal of Urology in the Sexual Medicine Section. He has over 100 publications and is named as the inventor of over 80 patents.