Georgia Erbez appointed CFO of Asterias Biotherapeutics
Ms. Erbez joins Asterias after serving as a financial consultant to numerous biotechnology companies and previously serving as Chief Financial Officer, Secretary, and Treasurer of Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp.
Ms. Erbez served as Raptor’s CFO, Secretary, and Treasurer from 2012 to 2014. She was a key member of the management team that guided Raptor through a growth phase including first drug approval and commercial drug launch.
Prior to Raptor, Ms. Erbez was a Managing Director, Healthcare Investment Banking at Collins Stewart, a senior level investment banker at Beal Advisors, Jeffries & Company, Inc. and Cowen and Company. She has also held positions of increasing responsibility at the investment banks Hambrecht & Quist and Alex, Brown & Sons Inc. ■