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RICHMOND, Va., Oct 31, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Insmed, Inc. (NASDAQ:INSM) announced today that Jody M. LoMenzo has joined the company to serve as Director, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications.
Over the course of her professional career, Ms. LoMenzo has served in senior communications roles for Fortune companies, start-ups, and non-profits, including: the medical-surgical division of McKesson Inc. as marketing communications director; United Dominion Realty Trust, as director of investor relations and corporate communications; Infineon Technologies (White Oak Semiconductor) as communications director; and as administrative director for marketing and public relations at Bon Secours Richmond Health System.
Ms. LoMenzo also has experience on the agency side, working as director of strategic communications for the public relations division of The Martin Agency. She owned and operated her own communications strategy firm, working with healthcare clients in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals to introduce and promote new drugs. Of note, her work with Genentech for the launch of tPA, SmithKline for its Hivagen test, Amgen for Neupogen, Fujisawa for Ganite, BristolMeyer-Squibb for Cardio Tec, Sandoz for Eldyprl, and Lederle for Suprax.
Ms. LoMenzo began her professional career in television, working in New York City, as a news editor for ABC-TV's Good Morning America and as associate producer at CBS News. She received an Emmy nomination while at WABC-TV for her work as special projects producer. A graduate of New York University, she resides in Richmond.
Insmed is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of drugs for the treatment of metabolic diseases and endocrine disorders with unmet medical needs. For more information, please visit www.insmed.com.
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