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Biotest AG: Biotest Supervisory Board appoints new Management Board member

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Biotest AG: Biotest Supervisory Board appoints new Management Board member
02.05.2022 / 09:00
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Biotest Supervisory Board appoints new Management Board member

  • Peter Janssen will succeed Dr Georg Floß as Chief Operations Officer (COO) end of the year

Dreieich, 2 Mai 2022. At its meeting on April 12th, the Supervisory Board of Biotest AG appointed Peter Janssen (55) as a further member of the company's Management Board with effect from September 1st, 2022.

As a Management Board Member, Mr Janssen will initially familiarise himself with the area of responsibility of Dr Georg Floß and will formally succeed him as Chief Operating Officer at the end of the year after Georg Floß leaves the company as planned when his contract expires.

As 'Chief Operations Officer', Mr Janssen will be responsible within the Biotest Group for Quality Operations, Commercial Operations, Production, Supply Chain Planning, Engineering and Development Plasma Proteins.

Mr Janssen served as Executive Vice President for Prothya Biosolutions, following a successful business transformation as CEO of the company in Belgium since 2017. Prior to joining Prothya, Mr Janssen spent 14 years with Pfizer and five years with its animal health spin-off Zoetis, where he held various transformative, strategic and operational roles of increasing responsibility. As part of his academic training, he holds a Master of Science in Electromechanical Engineering, a Master in Applied Economics and several business degrees.

"We are happy that Dr Floß and Mr Janssen will jointly shape the transition of responsibility and the strategically so important areas to ensure the continued success of the company. Mr Janssen has been very successful in the development of Prothya, has in-depth knowledge of the plasma industry and is a management personality with an impressive professional resume. With his great qualifications, he will continue the path successfully taken by Dr Floß", emphasises Rolf Hoffmann, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Biotest AG.

About Biotest
Biotest is a provider of plasma proteins and biological drugs. With a value added chain that extends from pre-clinical and clinical development to worldwide sales, Biotest has specialised primarily in the areas of clinical immunology, haematology and intensive care medicine. Biotest develops and markets immunoglobulins, coagulation factors and albumin based on human blood plasma. These are used for diseases of the immune and haematopoietic systems. Biotest has more than 2,000 employees worldwide. The ordinary and preference shares of Biotest AG are listed in the Prime Standard on the German stock exchange.

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Biotest AG, Landsteinerstr. 5, 63303 Dreieich, Germany,

Ordinary shares: securities' ID No. 522720; ISIN DE0005227201
Preference shares: securities' ID No. 522723; ISIN DE0005227235
Listing: Frankfurt (Prime Standard)
Open Market: Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg/ Hanover, Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate

This document contains forward-looking statements on overall economic development as well as on the business, earnings, financial and assets position of Biotest AG and its subsidiaries. These statements are based on current plans, estimates, forecasts and expectations of the company and are thus subject to risks and elements of uncertainty that could result in significant deviation of actual developments from expected developments. The forward-looking statements are only valid at the time of publication. Biotest does not intend to update the forward-looking statements and assumes no obligation to do so.

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Language: English
Company: Biotest AG
Landsteinerstraße 5
63303 Dreieich
Phone: 0 61 03 - 8 01-0
Fax: 0 61 03 - 8 01-150
ISIN: DE0005227235, DE0005227201
WKN: 522723, 522720
Listed: Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange
EQS News ID: 1340373

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