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Oxford Biomedica plc. (5/12/16). "Press Release: Oxford BioMedica Board Change". Oxford.

Organisations Organisation Oxford Biomedica plc (LSE: OXB)
  Group Oxford Biomedica (Group)
  Organisation 2 Consilium Strategic Communications Ltd. (CSC)
Products Product gene therapy
  Product 2 cell therapy
Persons Person Blake, Paul (Oxford BioMedica 201409–201608 Chief Development Officer before non-executive Director LEFT 9/16)
  Person 2 Dawson, John (Oxford BioMedica 200810– CEO before Cephalon Europe)

Oxford BioMedica plc (“Oxford BioMedica” or “the Group”) (LSE:OXB), a leading gene and cell therapy group, announces today that Dr Paul Blake will leave the Group when his current contract expires at the end of August 2016. Dr Blake was appointed to Oxford BioMedica's Board as a non-executive Director in January 2010 and subsequently he became Chief Development Officer in September 2014.

John Dawson, Chief Executive Officer of Oxford BioMedica, said: “Paul has made a significant contribution to Oxford BioMedica in both his non-executive and executive capacities. I thank Paul for his contribution to the development and continued success of Oxford BioMedica and wish him the best for his future.”


Notes to editors:

About Oxford BioMedica®

Oxford BioMedica (LSE:OXB) is a leading gene and cell therapy group focused on developing life changing treatments for serious diseases. Oxford BioMedica and its subsidiaries (the “Group”) have built a sector leading lentiviral vector delivery platform (LentiVector®) through which the Group develops in vivo and ex vivo products both in-house and with partners. The Group has created a valuable proprietary portfolio of gene and cell therapy product candidates in the areas of oncology, ophthalmology and CNS disorders. The Group has also entered into a number of partnerships, including with Novartis, Sanofi, GSK, and Immune Design, through which it has long-term economic interests in other potential gene and cell therapy products. Oxford BioMedica is based across several locations in Oxfordshire, UK and employs more than 230 people. Further information is available at

For further information please contact:

Oxford BioMedica plc
John Dawson, Chief Executive Officer
Tim Watts, Chief Financial Officer
Tel: +44 (0)1865 783 000

Consilium Strategic Communications - Media Enquiries
Mary-Jane Elliott
Tel: +44 (0)20 7920 2345

Record changed: 2020-06-08


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