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Our achievements would not be possible without the outstanding team that make up Shield Therapeutics’ staff, management and board of directors.

Chief Medical Officer

José A. Menoyo MD

Dr. Menoyo joined Shield in September 2021 as Chief Medical Officer. Prior to joining Shield, Dr. Menoyo served as Head of US Medical Affairs at Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Alexion”), a publicly traded biotechnology company, acquired by AstraZeneca in July 2021. In this role, Dr. Menoyo led the Medical Affairs and Health Outcomes and Research teams that supported several launches in the rare disease area. Prior to his role at Alexion, Dr. Menoyo was the Sr. Vice-President of Clinical Development and Medical Affairs for ZS Pharma, which was eventually acquired by AstraZeneca. Previous biopharmaceutical experience includes leadership roles at Amgen, Genzyme, and Sanofi.

Dr. Menoyo brings more than 25 years of experience in medical affairs, drug development, and regulatory leadership across both large and small publicly traded biopharmaceutical companies which includes successful drug global launches and commercialisation support. Dr. Menoyo has extensive US and Global experience in building and leading high performing teams and his particular and proven expertise in establishing and executing Medical Affairs strategies will be extremely valuable to Shield for the launch of Accrufer in the US.

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