CHARLESTON, S.C., Dec. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ:AEZS) (TSX:AEZS) (the “Company”) announced today the departure of the Company’s Interim Chief Financial Officer, Jeffrey Whitnell, effective December 7, 2017.  The Company is currently reviewing its resource requirements with respect to its finance department and has commenced a search for Mr. Whitnell's replacement as principal financial officer.

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