Intellia Therapeutics Apppoints Brian Goff to its Board of Directors

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 14, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Intellia Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTLA), a leading clinical-stage gene editing company focused on revolutionizing medicine with CRISPR-based therapies, today announced the appointment of Brian Goff to its board of directors.

“We are very pleased to welcome Brian to our board of directors. Brian’s extensive global commercialization experience, coupled with his track record of success leading rare disease product launches, will be invaluable to Intellia as we commercialize our first CRISPR-based gene editing therapies for people with life-threatening diseases,” said Intellia President and Chief Executive Officer John Leonard, M.D. “We look forward to leveraging Brian’s first-hand experience to guide us through the exciting evolution from late-stage clinical development to a commercial organization as we continue to lead a new era in medicine.”

Mr. Goff joins the Intellia board of directors with over three decades of commercialization, operations and sales and marketing experience at leading biopharmaceutical companies. He is a seasoned and accomplished executive global leader focused on rare diseases. Since 2022, he has been the chief executive officer of Agios Pharmaceuticals and a member of its board of directors. He previously served as executive vice president, chief commercial and global operations officer of Alexion Pharmaceuticals until its acquisition by AstraZeneca in 2021. Prior to Alexion, Mr. Goff was chief operating officer and a member of the board of directors of Neurovance until its acquisition by Otuska Pharmaceuticals. Before joining Neurovance, Mr. Goff served as executive vice president and president of the Hematology Division at Baxalta until its acquisition by Shire. He previously served with Baxter Healthcare Corporation as global hemophilia franchise head. Earlier in his career, Mr. Goff held positions of increasing seniority in sales and marketing with Novartis Pharmaceuticals and the pharmaceutical division of Johnson & Johnson. Mr. Goff holds a bachelor’s degree from Skidmore College and a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

About Intellia Therapeutics

Intellia Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTLA) is a leading clinical-stage gene editing company focused on revolutionizing medicine with CRISPR-based therapies. The company’s in vivo programs use CRISPR to enable precise editing of disease-causing genes directly inside the human body. Intellia’s ex vivo programs use CRISPR to engineer human cells outside the body for the treatment of cancer and autoimmune diseases. Intellia’s deep scientific, technical and clinical development experience, along with its people, is helping set the standard for a new class of medicine. To harness the full potential of gene editing, Intellia continues to expand the capabilities of its CRISPR-based platform with novel editing and delivery technologies. Learn more at and follow us @intelliatx.