Arcutis Biotherapeutics hires CCO

Feb 24, 2021
Courtney Barton was previously compliance chief with Cipla Therapeutics

Nasdaq-listed Arcutis Biotherapeutics has recruited Courtney Barton as chief compliance officer (CCO), chief of staff and chief privacy officer.

Barton was previously vice president for commercial excellence and CCO at Cipla Therapeutics, a division of Cipla, USA. She began her career in the compliance and ethics field at Winn-Dixie Stores before taking on roles in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry with Bausch + Lomb, Allergan, KYTHERA, Anacor and MannKind Corporation.

Arcutis is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing treatments related to immune-mediated dermatological diseases and conditions.

‘Courtney’s extensive corporate and healthcare compliance background and proven track record of leadership make her the right leader to assume this important role within our company,’ Keith Klein, Arcutis’ general counsel, says in a statement.

‘Arcutis is committed to conducting our business with the highest level of integrity and in full compliance with the laws and regulations that govern our operations. Courtney is an accomplished compliance and data privacy leader with extensive global experience in pharmaceutical and medical device industries and a proven track record of success, and I am confident she will be successful in leading our comprehensive companywide compliance program, in addition to her role as our chief of staff.’


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