Date: 2017-06-28

Type of information: Nomination

Compound: member of the board of directors

Company: Cellectis (France)

Therapeutic area: Cancer - Oncology - Immunological diseases

Type agreement: nomination

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  • • On June 28, 2017, Cellectis announced that it has appointed Rainer Boehm and Hervé Hoppenot to its Board of Directors.
  • Rainer Boehm spent 29 years at Novartis, working locally, regionally and globally in various senior management roles, after building his career in marketing & sales and medical affairs. He led all emerging markets regions as well as the United States and Canada, either for oncology or the pharmaceuticals division. His most recent assignments were chief commercial and medical affairs officer globally for Novartis Pharma, as well as ad interim CEO and division head pharma. Rainer launched and oversaw the commercialization of many brands during his career, amongst them Femara, Zometa and Glivec, as well as Cosentyx and Entresto. His broad interests include leadership development, coaching and mentoring, access to medicines and new business models including solutions to leverage digital medicines and real world evidence. Rainer has a medical degree from the University of Ulm in Germany, and aMaster of Business Administration from Schiller University in France.
  • Hervé Hoppenot joined Incyte Corporation in 2014 as president and chief executive officer, and was appointed chairman of the board of directors in 2015. Prior to joining Incyte, Mr. Hoppenot was the president of Novartis Oncology. Prior to joining Novartis in 2003, Mr. Hoppenot started his career in 1983 with Rhone Poulenc, later known as Aventis, where he served in several senior roles of increasing responsibility, including vice president of oncology and head of the US oncology business unit.

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