Coulter Partners announces Gerben van 't Klooster as chief development officer at TargED Biopharmaceuticals
Coulter Partners, the global experts in Executive Search and Leadership
Development in Life Sciences, Health, and Tech, is pleased to announce the placement of Gerben van
't Klooster as Chief Development Officer (CDO) of TargED Biopharmaceuticals.
TargED is a biotechnology company dedicated to the development of innovative therapies for rare
diseases that develops first-in-class biological drugs to improve the treatment of thrombosis.
Gerben van 't Klooster, Ph.D. is a seasoned pharmaceutical executive with over 30 years of
experience in drug development and commercialization. He joins TargED from Galapagos, where he
most recently served as Senior Vice President, Alliance Management after heading Galapagos’ early
development portfolio for many years. Gerben held multiple senior positions in international
pharmaceutical and biotech companies Kiadis, Tibotec and Janssen Pharmaceuticals. As CDO, Gerben
will be responsible for leading the company's development strategy and ensuring the successful
execution of all development programs.
"I am thrilled to be joining TargED at such an exciting time in the company's growth," said Gerben
van 't Klooster. "I am looking forward to working with the team to advance the development of our
pipeline of innovative therapies and bring hope to patients with rare diseases."
Kristof Vercruysse, CEO of TargED Biopharmaceuticals, expressed his delight at Gerben’s
appointment, and looks forward to his contributions. "We are thrilled to welcome Gerben to our
team at TargED Biopharmaceuticals. He brings a wealth of experience and expertise that will be
invaluable to our efforts to develop our innovative therapy for patients suffering from Thrombosis."
said Vercruysse. He added: “This critical hire to TargED was possible thanks to the team at Coulter
Partners and their expert knowledge and understanding.”