Graphite Bio Announces Departure of Chief Financial Officer
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Graphite Bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: GRPH) today announced that Alethia Young, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, will step down from her position to pursue other opportunities. Ms. Young will remain with the Company through June 30, 2023 to oversee her current responsibilities and ensure an orderly transition.
“On behalf of the Board and the team at Graphite Bio, I would like to thank Alethia for her dedication and support. She has been an integral part of helping to lead the company since joining us last year. We wish her all the best in her next endeavors,” said Josh Lehrer, M.D., M. Phil., Chief Executive Officer of Graphite Bio.
“It has been an honor to serve as the first CFO of Graphite Bio. I have confidence in the Company's finance and management team to guide the Company into its next stage of development,” said Ms. Young.
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Any forward-looking statements in this press release are based on Graphite Bio’s current views about our plans, intentions, expectations, strategies and prospects only as of the date of this release and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially and adversely from those set forth in or implied by such forward-looking statements, including the risk that we may encounter serious adverse events, undesirable side effects, or unexpected characteristics with respect to our product candidates. These risks concerning Graphite Bio’s programs and operations are described in additional detail in our periodic filings with the SEC, including our most recently filed periodic report, and subsequent filings thereafter. Graphite Bio explicitly disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements except to the extent required by law.
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Released June 23, 2023