Planegg/Martinsried (pta039/16.12.2020/20:30) - The Executive Management Board and the Supervisory Board of Medigene AG (Medigene, FSE: MDG1, Prime Standard), a clinical stage immuno-oncology company focusing on the development of T cell immunotherapies, following today's Annual General Meeting (AGM) of shareholders, welcomes Dr. Anthony Man as new member to the Supervisory Board and would also like to thank retiring members, Prof. Horst Domdey and Dr. Yita Lee, for their years of unerring support to the company.
Dr. Man, Global Clinical Development Head, Communicable Diseases, Global Health Development Unit at Novartis Pharma AG in Basel, Switzerland , is a medically qualified professional with many years of international drug development experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. This includes previous significant roles in the development and approval of around 30 different new drugs in multiple therapeutic areas (including oncology) and senior executive management responsibilities in companies such as Novartis and Roche, among others. He commented: "I am delighted to be joining the Medigene Supervisory Board and believe the depth of my industry and scientific experience will complement the team. I look forward to working with the other members and the management team to advance the Company in the coming years."
Dr. Gerd Zettlmeissl, Chairman of Medigene's Supervisory Board: "Dr. Anthony Man will support Medigene to further develop its standing in the field of innovative T cell-based immunotherapies with his significant international experience in the development and commercialization of biopharmaceutical therapies and his extensive knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and the capital markets. On behalf of the Board, I thank the shareholders of Medigene AG for their vote of confidence. Prof. Domdey and Dr. Lee have each served as members of the Supervisory Board since 2013. We are most grateful for their contributions to Medigene and wish them well in the future."
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Medigene AG (FSE: MDG1, Prime Standard, ISIN DE000A1X3W00) is a publicly listed biotechnology company headquartered in Martinsried near Munich, Germany. The company is developing highly innovative immunotherapies to target various forms and stages of cancer. Medigene concentrates on the development of personalized T cell-based therapies, with associated projects currently in pre-clinical and clinical development.
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