People: Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc (KERX.PH)
14 Mar 2014
Mr. Ron Bentsur serves as Chief Executive Officer, Director of Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. He has served as our Chief Executive Officer since May 20, 2009, and has served on our Board of Directors since June 16, 2009. Prior to joining Keryx, Mr. Bentsur served as Chief Executive Officer of XTL Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (“XTL”), a position he held from January 2006 until April 2009. Prior to his tenure at XTL, Mr. Bentsur was with Keryx from 2000-2006, serving as our Chief Financial Officer from June 2003 until his departure in January 2006. From July 1998 to October 2000, Mr. Bentsur served as Director of Technology Investment Banking at Leumi Underwriters, where he was responsible for all technology/biotechnology private placement and advisory transactions. From June 1994 to July 1998, Mr. Bentsur worked as an investment banker in New York City, most of this period at ING Barings Furman Selz. Mr. Bentsur holds a B.A. in Economics and Business Administration with distinction from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel and an MBA, Magna Cum Laude, from New York University’s Stern Graduate School of Business. Mr. Bentsur is a Director of Stemline Therapeutics, Inc., a public biotechnology company.
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