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Hyloris Pharmaceuticals S.A.. (2/3/21). "Press Release: Hyloris Appoints Marieke Vermeersch as VP of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications". Liège.

Organisations Organisation Hyloris Pharmaceuticals S.A.
  Organisation 2 Ablynx N.V. (Euronext Brussels: ABLX, Nasdaq: ABLX)
  Group Sanofi (Group) [since May 2011]
Products Product public relations / investor relations / marcom (services)
  Product 2 cardiovascular drug
Persons Person Vermeersch, Marieke (Hyloris 202102– VP IR + CorpComms before AgroSavfe + Ablynx + Degroof Petercam)
  Person 2 Van Rompay, Stijn (Hyloris Pharmaceuticals 202004 CEO + Co-Founder)

Hyloris Pharmaceuticals SA (EuronextBrussels: HYL), an innovative specialty pharmaceutical company focused on adding value to the healthcare system by reformulating well-known pharmaceuticals, today announces the appointment of Marieke Vermeersch as Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, overseeing Hyloris’ investor, commercial and financial communication activities. Marieke joins the company with over 20 years of experience in the life sciences sector, with a focus on investor relations and financial communications.

Stijn Van Rompay, Chief Executive Officer of Hyloris, commented: “We are very pleased to welcome Marieke to the team. Her extensive skills, experience and knowledge of the sector will be invaluable as we push ahead with our strategy to develop and commercialise high-value products to address unmet medical needs, benefit patients and reduce the burden on healthcare systems around the world.”

Marieke has held a number of senior roles in investor relations, corporate communications and investment banking. From November 2010, she served at Ablynx, first as Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications and later as Director Business Development, up to the Company’s acquisition by Sanofi for $4.8 billion in 2018. Prior to this, Marieke was a pharma and biotech equity analyst at Degroof Petercam.

Marieke obtained a Masters’ Degree in Bioscience Engineering from the Ghent University, and holds an MBA from Solvay Business School.

For more information, please contact:

Hyloris Pharmaceuticals
Stijn Van Rompay, CEO
Marieke Vermeersch, VP Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
+32 (0)4 346 02 07

ConsiliumStrategic Communications
Amber Fennell, Chris Welsh
+44 20 3709 5700

About Hyloris Pharmaceuticals SA

Based in Liège, Belgium, Hyloris is an innovative specialty biopharma company focused on adding value to the healthcare system by reformulating well-known pharmaceuticals. Hyloris develops proprietary products it believes offer significant advantages compared to currently available alternatives, with the aim to address the underserved medical needs of patients, hospitals, physicians, payors and other stakeholders in the healthcare system.

Hyloris currently has two early commercial-stage products, Sotalol IV for the treatment of atrial fibrillation, commercialized through its partner AltaThera, and Maxigesic® IV, a non-opioid analgesic product for the treatment of pain, developed with the Company’s partner, AFT Pharmaceuticals. Additionally, Hyloris has 12 product candidates in various stages of development across the Company’s wider portfolio with a focus on intravenous cardiovascular drugs and other potential high value reformulations. Read more at Hyloris stands for “high yield, lower risk” and relates to the 505(b)(2) regulatory pathway for product approval on which the Issuer focuses, but in no way relates or applies to an investment in the Shares.

Forward-looking statements

Certain statements in this press release are “forward-looking statements.” These forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology, including the words "believes", "estimates," "anticipates", "expects", "intends", "may", "will", "plans", "continue", "ongoing", "potential", "predict", "project", "target", "seek" or "should", and include statements the Company makes concerning the intended results of its strategy. These statements relate to future events or the Company’s future financial performance and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, many of which are beyond the Company’s control, that may cause the actual results, levels of activity, performance or achievements of the Company or its industry to be materially different from those expressed or implied by any forward-looking statements. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise forward-looking statements, except as may be required by law.

Record changed: 2021-02-04


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