BioDelivery Sciences Announces Appointment of Jeff Bailey as Permanent CEO


RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ:BDSI), a rapidly growing specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to patients living with serious and complex chronic conditions, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Jeff Bailey as permanent Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective November 4, 2020. Jeff had previously been appointed as interim CEO in May 2020 while continuing to serve on the Board of Directors.

“Jeff has been extremely effective in managing the Company during this challenging period and continuously driving growth, and we are very pleased he has agreed to accept the role of permanent CEO," stated Peter Greenleaf, Chairman of the Board of Directors of BDSI. “I am confident that Jeff has the strategic vision and expertise in the pharmaceutical industry to guide BDSI through its next phase. The Board and I are delighted to appoint Jeff as BDSI's CEO."

Mr. Bailey has an accomplished record in leading both public and private healthcare companies where he has leveraged his diverse leadership experiences in various functional areas including commercial, supply chain and business development, as well as in-licensing and transactions. His experiences include a 20+ year career at Johnson & Johnson/Janssen Pharmaceuticals as well as a tenure as …

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