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May 04, 2015 4:43 AM ET

Biotechnology

Company Overview of Symphogen A/S

Company Overview

Symphogen A/S, a biopharmaceutical company, develops recombinant antibody mixture therapeutics for the treatment of cancer. Its product, Sym004, targets the human cancer antigen epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR). The company’s Sym004 is a mixture of two synergistic full-length anti-EGFR antibodies, which bind to two separate non-overlapping epitopes on EGFR. Symphogen A/S was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Ballerup, Denmark.

Pederstrupvej 93

Ballerup,  2750

Denmark

Founded in 2000

Phone:

45 45 26 50 50

Fax:

45 45 26 50 60

Key Executives for Symphogen A/S

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 58
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 45
Chief Technology Officer and Head of Preclinical Research & Development
Chief Scientific & Medical Officer, Head of Corporate R&D and Member of Scientific Advisory Board
Age: 62
Chief Business Officer
Age: 59
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Symphogen A/S Key Developments

Symphogen Opens a Clinical Development Unit in New Jersey, US; Esper Boel Joins the Company as Chief Technology Officer

Symphogen announced that Symphogen Inc. is opening a Clinical Development Unit in New Jersey, US, under the leadership of Head of Corporate R&D, Chief Medical & Scientific Officer Dr. Ivan Horak. Additionally, Dr. Esper Boel has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer to lead Symphogen's antibody discovery activities in Denmark, including Immuno-Oncology projects. Prior to joining Symphogen, Dr. Boel served as Corporate Vice President for the Biotechnology unit in Novo Nordisk's international R&D organization. Dr. Boel has extensive experience in biopharmaceutical R&D management, and has served as Board member/consultant for high-profile antibody based companies including Xencor Inc. and Innate Pharma SA.

Symphogen Relocates to New Headquarters; Names Mads Laustsen to Chief Manufacturing Officer, Effective June 1,2014

Symphogen A/S announced the relocation of its corporate headquarters in Lyngby, outside Copenhagen, Denmark, to a 10,000 m(2) (100,000 ft(2)) facility in Ballerup, also a suburb of Copenhagen. Separately, Symphogen announced that Mads Laustsen was appointed to the newly created position of Chief Manufacturing Officer. Mads Laustsen, one of the founders of CMC Biologics, served as the company's CEO from the time of the company's inception 2001 until May 2011, when he was named to the Board of Directors. During this period, the company grew from a business idea to a global leader in contract biologics manufacturing. Laustsen joins Symphogen June 1, but remains a non-executive Director on the CMC Biologics Board. Prior to establishing CMC Biologics, he spent 16 years developing and manufacturing bulk enzymes and biopharmaceuticals at Novo Nordisk, Zymogenetics, and Novozymes. Laustsen has served as a member of various advisory boards, has been active in development of new process technologies, and holds numerous patents in the field.

Symphogen A/S Presents at 8th Annual BIO Europe Spring 2014, Mar-10-2014 09:00 AM

Symphogen A/S Presents at 8th Annual BIO Europe Spring 2014, Mar-10-2014 09:00 AM. Venue: OVAL Lingotto, Turin, Italy. Speakers: Jette Asboe Lassen, Director of Business Development.

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