Maureen Nugent Franco, Member-at-Large

Maureen Franco is a biotechnology industry veteran with extensive product marketing and international market development experience. She was named CEO of Cambridge BioMarketing, the world’s leading orphan and specialty communications agency, in 2012. Prior to this she spent 12 years at Genzyme, now a Sanofi company, where she held a number of executive leadership roles in commercial development, product marketing, global brand management and product promotions. Her work has been focused on commercializing groundbreaking therapeutics in the chronic kidney disease and rare genetic disease markets. Ms. Franco began her career in health care public relations and pharmaceutical advertising. She holds a B.S. degree from Boston College.

Ms. Franco serves as Co-Chair of the Communications & Marketing Committee of the AKF Board, and also serves on the Health Insurance Premium Program (HIPP) and Public Support Committees.