NEWRON PHARMACEUTICALS S.P.A. EQS-News: Newron announces Senior Management Team changes

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02/05/2023 07:00

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Newron announces Senior Management Team changes

02.05.2023 / 07:00 CET/CEST
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Newron announces Senior Management Team changes 

Milan, Italy, May 2, 2023, 7 am CET – Newron Pharmaceuticals S.p.A. (“Newron”) (SIX: NWRN, XETRA: NP5), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapies for patients with diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system, today announced that the Board of Directors has approved the following changes and promotions within the Senior Management Team:

  • Marco Caremi, Executive Vice President Business Development since 2012, will leave the Company as per end of June 2023 due to his retirement. His role will be taken over by Laura Faravelli, Newron’s Director Business Development since 2019, who has been promoted to Vice President Business Development, as of July 1, 2023.
  • Roberto Galli, Vice President Finance since 2012, has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer as of July 1, 2023.

Stefan Weber, CEO and Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Newron, commented:

“We would like to sincerely thank Marco for his relentless commitment to our Company in various Vice President positions since September 2002. He has been a valued colleague, responsible for a broad portfolio of different functions. We wish Marco all the best for his merited retirement. At the same time, we warmly welcome Laura to the Senior Management Team at Newron and look forward to working with her in the future. Laura has been a member of Marco’s team since 2015 and has over 20 years’ experience in international research, development and regulatory approval of new products for CNS indications, as well as in drug-repositioning.

“We also congratulate Roberto for his well-deserved promotion to CFO and wish him success with his new professional challenge within our Company. He joined Newron in November 2002 and has held several management positions within the Finance Department before being appointed Vice President Finance in June 2012. Roberto was involved in the Company’s IPO, strategic corporate transactions, and was instrumental in finalizing the EIB funding facility.”

Financial calendar

  • Half-year report 2023: September 14, 2023

About Newron Pharmaceuticals
Newron (SIX: NWRN, XETRA: NP5) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapies for patients with diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system. The Company is headquartered in Bresso near Milan, Italy. Xadago®/safinamide has received marketing authorization for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease in the European Union, Switzerland, the UK, the USA, Australia, Canada, Latin America, Israel, the United Arab Emirates, Japan and South Korea, and is commercialized by Newron’s Partner Zambon. Supernus Pharmaceuticals holds the commercialization rights in the USA. Meiji Seika has the rights to develop and commercialize the compound in Japan and other key Asian territories. Newron is also developing evenamide as the potential first add-on therapy for the treatment of patients with symptoms of schizophrenia. For more information, please visit: www.newron.com

For more information, please contact:

Stefan Weber – CEO, +39 02 6103 46 26, pr@newron.com

Simon Conway / Ciara Martin / Natalie Garland-Collins, FTI Consulting, +44 20 3727 1000, SCnewron@fticonsulting.com

Valentin Handschin, IRF, +41 43 244 81 54, handschin@irf-reputation.ch

Anne Hennecke / Caroline Bergmann, MC Services, +49 211 52925222, newron@mc-services.eu

Paul Sagan, LaVoieHealthScience, +1 617 374 8800, Ext. 112, psagan@lavoiehealthscience.com

Important Notices
This document contains forward-looking statements, including (without limitation) about (1) Newron’ s ability to develop and expand its business, successfully complete development of its current product candidates, the timing of commencement of various clinical trials and receipt of data and current and future collaborations for the development and commercialization of its product candidates, (2) the market for drugs to treat CNS diseases and pain conditions, (3) Newron’s financial resources, and (4) assumptions underlying any such statements. In some cases, these statements and assumptions can be identified by the fact that they use words such as “will”, “anticipate”, “estimate”, “expect”, “project”, “intend”, “plan”, “believe”, “target”, and other words and terms of similar meaning. All statements, other than historical facts, contained herein regarding Newron's strategy, goals, plans, future financial position, projected revenues and costs and prospects are forward-looking statements. By their very nature, such statements and assumptions involve inherent risks and uncertainties, both general and specific, and risks exist that predictions, forecasts, projections and other outcomes described, assumed or implied therein will not be achieved. Future events and actual results could differ materially from those set out in, contemplated by or underlying the forward-looking statements due to a number of important factors. These factors include (without limitation) (1) uncertainties in the discovery, development or marketing of products, including without limitation difficulties in enrolling clinical trials, negative results of clinical trials or research projects or unexpected side effects, (2) delay or inability in obtaining regulatory approvals or bringing products to market, (3) future market acceptance of products, (4) loss of or inability to obtain adequate protection for intellectual property rights, (5) inability to raise additional funds, (6) success of existing and entry into future collaborations and licensing agreements, (7) litigation, (8) loss of key executive or other employees, (9) adverse publicity and news coverage, and (10) competition, regulatory, legislative and judicial developments or changes in market and/or overall economic conditions. Newron may not actually achieve the plans, intentions or expectations disclosed in forward-looking statements and assumptions underlying any such statements may prove wrong. Investors should therefore not place undue reliance on them. There can be no assurance that actual results of Newron's research programs, development activities, commercialization plans, collaborations and operations will not differ materially from the expectations set out in such forward-looking statements or underlying assumptions. Newron does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise forward-looking statements except as may be required by applicable regulations of the SIX Swiss Exchange or the Dusseldorf Stock Exchange where the shares of Newron are listed. This document does not contain or constitute an offer or invitation to purchase or subscribe for any securities of Newron and no part of it shall form the basis of or be relied upon in connection with any contract or commitment whatsoever.

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