ImmunoPrecise Antibodies Appoints Biotech Industry Executive Dr. Stefan Lang as Chief Business Officer.
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, October 1st, 2019 - IMMUNOPRECISE ANTIBODIES LTD. (the "Company" or "IPA") (TSX VENTURE: IPA) (OTCQB: IPATF) a provider of best-in-class therapeutic antibody discovery capabilities for the global industry, today announced the appointment of industry professional and leader, Dr. Stefan Lang, as Chief Business Officer. In this newly created role, Dr. Lang, who has more than 20 years of experience as a senior executive in the biotechnology industry, will be responsible for corporate and business development initiatives, as well as corporate and product strategic planning.
"We are excited to welcome Dr. Lang to ImmunoPrecise. He brings an impressive breadth of leadership expertise in the biotech industry, including experience working at the organizational level and as a globally-recognized and respected leader in antibody business development" said Dr. Jennifer Bath, Chief Executive Officer of ImmunoPrecise. "We look forward to Dr. Lang's insightful contributions as we pursue our mission of transforming next generation antibody therapeutics and diagnostics".
Dr. Lang joins ImmunoPrecise from Aldevron LLC, where he served as the Vice President of Business Development. He brings extensive background knowledge in the therapeutic antibody sector including corporate strategy, R&D innovation, sales and business development. He holds a Dr. rer. nat. in biology from the technical university of Karlsruhe, Germany.
"I am thrilled to join ImmunoPrecise Antibodies at such an exciting time in the Company's development", said Dr. Lang. "In only a few years, ImmunoPrecise has established itself as a leader in the antibody discovery space, with a clear vision and the technical capabilities to become the preferred partner of choice for this industry. I see tremendous opportunity to build on this progress and I am eager to lend my expertise to ImmunoPrecise as the partner-of-choice for biopharmaceutical companies pursuing antibody discovery in immunotherapies and diagnostics. I look forward to leveraging my extensive business development and commercial experience to support the Company's strategic plan".
About ImmunoPrecise Antibodies Ltd.
ImmunoPrecise is an international, full-service, therapeutic antibody discovery company offering species agnostic advancements such as the B cell SelectTM single-cell technology and the DeepDisplayTM custom phage libraries, as well as the AbthenaTM bispecific program. All of these technologies integrate seamlessly with IPA's integrated ArtemisTM Intelligence Metadata (AIM)TM capabilities to enable rapid turnaround on additional outputs in therapeutic optimization, stability, affinity, and manufacturability.
ImmunoPrecise discovery and development are conducted in Utrecht and Oss, the Netherlands (U-Protein Express and IPA Europe, respectively), and in Victoria, British Columbia (IPA Canada). The Company operates globally to offer a continuum of superior antibody services, transforming the face of therapeutic discovery, by decreasing turnaround time and risk, and promoting clinical success.
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