Genizon Strengthens Management Team; Growing Biotech Company Adds New CFO and Vice President of European Business Development.MONTREAL -- Genizon BioSciences today announced it has further strengthened its corporate and business development teams through the appointment of Claude Lambert Claude Lambert (born February 16, 1969 in Montréal, Quebec) is a retired boxer from Canada, who competed in the bantamweight ( , CA, MBA MBA
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Master in Business, Master in Business Administration as Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer and Dr. Renno Schuurmans as Vice-President, Business Development, Europe. Mr. Lambert will manage the financial, corporate and legal activities of the company. Dr. Schuurmans will expand Genizon's business activities within Europe.
Previously, Mr. Lambert served as Vice-President, Finance and Administration of ProMetic Life Sciences Inc., a public Canadian biotechnology company, and Adaltis Inc. He brings more than 15 years of experience in the biotechnology sector and several years outside of this sector.
With more than 15 years of experience in the life sciences industry, Dr. Schuurmans has held senior sales and marketing positions at InnaPhase Corporation, Araccel BV and Phoenix International Life Sciences. Dr. Schuurmans earned a Ph.D. from the University of Amsterdam and completed post-doctoral research at the Max Plank Institute and Northwestern University Northwestern University, mainly at Evanston, Ill.; coeducational; chartered 1851, opened 1855 by Methodists. In 1873 it absorbed Evanston College for Ladies. .
"We are very pleased to have Renno and Claude join our Executive Team," commented Dr. John Hooper
John Hooper (1495-1500 - February 9, 1555) was an English churchman, Bishop of Gloucester and Worcester and a Marian martyr. , President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Genizon BioSciences. "They will bring strong finance and sales expertise and leadership to Genizon at a key inflection point Inflection Point
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For example, the fall of the Berlin Wall was an inflection point in global politics and the commercialization of the Internet was an inflection point in technology. in the company's development. These appointments will significantly enhance provision of value to investors and industry partners alike."
"I am thrilled to be joining the excellent team already in place at Genizon," said Renno Schuurmans. "The company is poised to become the leading discoverer of disease genes, resulting in the best possible drug targets and I am looking forward to contributing to this leadership."
"This is an exciting time to be part of the Genizon team and I'm pleased to contribute my experience and background in the life sciences industry," said Claude Lambert.
About Genizon BioSciences
Genizon BioSciences (www.genizon.com) is a biotechnology company whose mission is to discover the key disease genes that define causative biochemical pathways for many of the most common and destructive human diseases, and identify novel targets and predictive biomarkers that will lead to the development of therapeutics and diagnostics that treat the root cause of these diseases and not merely symptoms. Genizon has initiated more than 20 gene discovery programs in several major therapeutic areas including autoimmune, inflammation, metabolism, CNS See Continuous net settlement.
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In recognition of the contribution to Genizon's research made by the population of Quebec, the company has committed to donate three percent of its net profits to a foundation for the benefit of Quebecers.