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Elissa Cote
Senior Vice President of Global Strategic Marketing
and Alliance Management


Ms. Cote joined Sucampo in April of 2014 and is our Senior Vice President of Global Strategic Marketing and Alliance Management.  She is responsible for managing the company’s business partners as part of Sucampo’s Global Alliance Agreements to market and sell Sucampo’s lead product, AMITIZA, and supports all commercial planning and global strategic marketing responsibilities for the organization both for commercial-stage and pipeline-stage opportunities.

Prior to joining Sucampo, Ms. Cote was Vice President of Marketing and Investor Relations at Histogenics, Corporation.  Ms. Cote was part of the executive team responsible for completing the company’s initial public offering (IPO), and was also responsible for all marketing activities and commercialization planning for Histogenics.

Ms. Cote previously was at MedImmune LLC, the global biologics arm of AstraZeneca and held several global commercial and leadership positions within the in-line business for the company’s RSV and influenza franchises, as well as supporting the global strategic marketing of key early and late-stage pipeline programs in the Respiratory, Autoimmune and Inflammatory Therapeutic Area.

From 1996 to 2007, Ms. Cote worked at Accenture, LLP where she served in increasing leadership roles as a senior strategic and IT consultant for global multi-million dollar corporations and clients in the public sector.  Ms. Cote earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Union College.

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