SAN FRANCISCO: Biotechnology drug developer Genentech promoted Geoff Teeter to VP of corporate relations.
In his new role, he will oversee the initiatives of the corporate relations department, which includes public affairs, corporate communications and new media, and corporate philanthropy. Teeter, who joined Genentech in 1993 as a corporate communications manager, was previously senior director of corporate communications and new media at the company
Teeter replaces Christine Castro, who left Genentech in July to take a job as VP of corporate communications at Adobe Systems.
Teeter reports directly to Genentech CEO and head of North American commercial operations Ian Clark.