INNATE PHARMA ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF LAURE-HÉLÈNE MERCIER TO THE EXECUTIVE BOARD
Marseille, France, February 12, 2019, 7:00 AM CET
Innate Pharma SA (the “Company” - Euronext Paris: FR0010331421 – IPH) today announces that the Supervisory Board of Innate Pharma has strengthened the Company’s leadership and corporate governance with the appointment of Laure-Hélène Mercier, Chief Financial Officer, as a member of the Executive Board for a period of three years.
Laure-Hélène Mercier, MSc, MBA, has served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since late 2016 and has a 10-year tenure at Innate Pharma.
The Supervisory Board has also renewed the appointments to the Executive Board of Dr. Mondher Mahjoubi, CEO, and Dr. Yannis Morel, EVP Business Development and Portfolio Strategy, for three additional years.
As from January 31, 2019, the Executive Board is now composed of three members, appointed for a three-year period.
About Innate Pharma:
Innate Pharma S.A. is a fully integrated oncology-focused biotech company dedicated to improving treatment and clinical outcomes for patients through therapeutic antibodies that harness the immune system to fight cancer.
Innate Pharma’s commercial-stage product, Lumoxiti, in-licensed from AstraZeneca, was approved by the FDA in September 2018. Lumoxiti is a first-in class specialty oncology product for hairy cell leukemia (HCL). Innate Pharma’s broad pipeline of antibodies includes several first-in-class clinical and preclinical candidates in cancers with high unmet medical need.
Innate Pharma has pioneered the discovery and development of checkpoint inhibitors, with a unique expertise and understanding of Natural Killer cell biology. This innovative approach has resulted in major alliances with leaders in the biopharmaceutical industry including Bristol-Myers Squibb, Novo Nordisk A/S, Sanofi, and a landmark and multi-products partnership with AstraZeneca/MedImmune.
Based in Marseille, France, Innate Pharma is listed on Euronext Paris.
Learn more about Innate Pharma at www.innate-pharma.com
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This press release contains certain forward-looking statements. Although the company believes its expectations are based on reasonable assumptions, these forward-looking statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated. For a discussion of risks and uncertainties which could cause the company's actual results, financial condition, performance or achievements to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, please refer to the Risk Factors (“Facteurs de Risque") section of the Document de Reference prospectus filed with the AMF, which is available on the AMF website www.amf-france.org or on Innate Pharma’s website.
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