CBSA appoints Medtronic, Amgen executives to lead board of directors

Wednesday April 22, 2020 0 comments Tags: Denver, CBSA, Medtronic, Amgen, Bob Reddy, Kathleen Traylor, Scott Larson, Jennifer Jones

DENVER -- Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA) today welcomed new officers and members to its board of directors, including new board chair, Bob Reddy, and new board vice chair, Dr. Kathleen (Kiki) Traylor.CBSA_logoUSE 

Reddy replaces outgoing chair Scott Larson, who will continue to serve as a board member.

Reddy leads Medtronic Enabling Technology teams responsible for global strategic portfolio management, product marketing, market development, marketing communications, professional society meetings and conventions, and medical education and training.

A physician and former Colorado state senator, Traylor leads government affairs for Amgen in seven Western states. Her work focuses on building coalitions to create consensus on healthcare policy.

“We are pleased to announce Bob’s appointment as our new board chair,” said Jennifer Jones, CBSA president and CEO. “He’s been an integral part of our board since 2013. His global perspective is critical for CBSA, especially in the current fight against COVID-19 as our life sciences ecosystem rapidly innovates to develop new tests, treatments, and vaccines.

“It’s also an honor to welcome Kiki Traylor as vice chair. Her policy leadership and experience in healthcare delivery makes her a vital asset to the board.

“And, we thank Scott Larson for his three years of incredible service to our life sciences community as board chair.”

“I am honored to serve Colorado’s life sciences community as chair of the CBSA board of directors,” said Reddy. “CBSA’s commitment to building a collaborative, supportive environment for life sciences innovation is more important than ever.

“ I look forward to leading this dynamic and passionate group of companies and organizations working to make an impact.”

“I look forward to serving our life sciences ecosystem as vice chair of the CBSA board of directors,” said Traylor.

“I’m proud to champion the big thinkers and bold leaders who innovate to save and change lives around the world. Our CBSA board is committed to supporting member progress now and as we plan for new opportunities when we emerge from the COVID-19 crisis.”