New Board member

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The Nomination Committee of Immunicum AB (publ) proposes that Magnus Persson be elected as a new member of the Board at the Annual General Meeting (December 3, 2015).

Dr. Magnus Persson has fifteen years of experience in venture capital at partner level in life science. He has founded and worked as Chairman and board member in numerous private and public biotech and medtech companies in Scandinavia, Europe and the United States.

Ongoing assignments as Chairman of Swedish companies include Karolinska Institute Innovations AB, Galecto Biotech and SLS Invest AB. He is also a member of the Board of Gyros AB. Ongoing international assignments include Cerecor Inc. and Medical Prognosis Institute ApS.

Magnus Persson received his medical training at the Karolinska Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA. He is Associate Professor of Physiology at the Karolinska Institute.

“Magnus has with his experience as a partner at HealthCap and The Column Group, based in California, amassed an extensive and successful experience of board work in companies that are in a similar stage of development as Immunicum,” said Nominating Committee Chairman, Evert Carlsson.