Oasmia begins a new phase in its development and the general meeting made a resolution concerning changes in the composition of the Board of Directors. Joel Citron resigned as Chairman of the Board in order to pursue his other commitments in the USA. He is succeeded by Julian Aleksov, former CEO of Oasmia and one of the founders of the company. Julian will work as Executive Chairman on a full-time basis focusing on corporate- and business development and strategy. Bo Cederstrand, Prof. Horst Domdey, Alexander Kotsinas and Hans Sundin remains as Members of the Board. Hans Liljeblad and Lars Bergkvist were elected as new members of the Board.
The Board appointed Mikael Asp, previously a member of the management for many years, as new CEO. Mikael has been a member of the company management as head of quality and operations. He has 25 years’ experience from working in international pharmaceutical companies at various positions.
Hans Liljeblad and Lars Bergkvist were elected as new Members of the Board. Hans is a lawyer and has extensive experience in the practice areas capital market and security law, international company law, negotiations and agreements. He is currently a partner at KLA Advokatbyrå in Stockholm. Lars Bergkvist has an MSc in Accounting and Finance and has previously worked as CEO in a number of successful companies such as Arken Zoo. He also has extensive experience of working as a board member and chairman.
All changes and new appointments are effective as of May 29.
About Oasmia Pharmaceutical AB
Oasmia Pharmaceutical AB develops new generations of drugs in the field of human and veterinary oncology. The company’s product development aims to create and manufacture novel nanoparticle formulations and drug-delivery systems based on well-established cytostatics which, in comparison with current alternatives, show improved properties, reduced side-effects, and expanded applications. The company’s product development is based on its proprietary in-house research and company patents. Oasmia is listed on NASDAQ Stockholm (OASM) and the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (OMAX, ISIN SE0000722365).
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