Adverum appoints Leone Patterson as CFO
Ms. Patterson brings more than 20 years of professional finance and accounting experience to Adverum. Ms. Patterson joins Adverum from Diadexus where she was chief financial officer responsible for all financial, administrative, legal and risk management functions.
Before that, she was CFO at Transcept Pharmaceuticals Inc. from 2012 until it was acquired in a reverse merger with Paratek Pharmaceuticals in 2014.
Previously, Ms. Patterson was vice president and global corporate controller of NetApp from 2010 to 2012. She was vice president of finance at Exelixis from 2007 to 2010.
Before Exelixis, Ms. Patterson served as vice president of global business planning and analysis of the Vaccines and Diagnostics Division of Novartis AG from 2006 to 2007.
From 1999 to 2006, she held several positions, including vice president, corporate controller at Chiron. She also worked in the audit practice of accounting firm KPMG where she held various positions including senior manager.
Ms. Patterson holds a bachelor of science degree in business administration and accounting from Chapman University and an executive master's degree in business administration from St. Mary's College. Ms. Patterson is also a Certified Public Accountant (inactive status). ■