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Lophius Biosciences Secures EUR 2,0 Million Financing and Announces Leadership Changes
With the secured financing, Dr. Robert Phelps, previously Lophius' Director Business Operations, has been appointed as new Chief Executive Officer and the current CEO, Prof. Dr. Ralf Wagner, has been elected as Chairman of the Board, replacing Mr. Bertram Gilka-Bötzow, now one of the board's Vice Presidents. Prof. Wagner and Dr. Phelps will work closely together to further drive the conversion of a previously research and development focused company into a commercial organization.
"The current round of financing and management change are supporting a long-term strategy to capitalize on the company's future growth opportunities and goals and its transition into a commercial operation" said Prof. Dr. Wagner. "I am excited to take on this new challenge and to work with Ralf and a team of highly skilled specialists and researchers. I look forward to increasing our market presence and continuing to aggressively pursue additional pathways for market expansion of our T-Track® products," added Dr. Phelps.
Prof. Dr. Wagner, now elected to become Lophius' Chairman of the Board, joined Lophius Biosciences in January 2013 as CEO. During his leadership, he instrumentally contributed to the further development of all parts of the company - from human resources to quality management, from research activities up to the implementation of new entities such as manufacturing, clinical trial coordination or sales. "With his professional working attitude, his excellent management skills and his profound scientific and economic background, Ralf has tremendously contributed towards advancing Lophius to a highly innovative and at the same time commercially oriented organization. We'll hear more about most recent progress made under his leadership in the weeks to come. We are very happy that Prof. Dr. Wagner will continue to support Lophius in his new role as Chairman of the Board", said Mr. Gilka-Bötzow.
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