Amakem Appoints Dr. Steve Pakola as Chief Medical Officer

Dr. George Lasezkay Joins Board of Directors

15-May-2012 - Belgium

Amakem NV announced the appointment of Dr. Steve Pakola as Chief Medical Officer and Dr. George Lasezkay to its Board as an Independent Director. Both have exceptional track records in the biotechnology industry and bring a wealth of ophthalmology experience to Amakem.

Dr. Pakola was previously Chief Medical Officer at ThromboGenics NV (Euronext Brussels: THR), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative ophthalmic medicines, where he played a pivotal role in driving the development of ThromboGenics’ lead product, ocriplasmin, from initial concept through to regulatory submission.

Dr. Lasezkay was previously Corporate Vice President of Corporate Development and Assistant General Counsel for Allergan, Inc., a global pharmaceutical and medical aesthetics company. In these positions, he was responsible for corporate strategy as well as licensing, R&D collaboration and acquisition transactions involving both products and companies. George is currently an industry consultant and serves as an advisor to a number of public and private biotechnology companies developing therapies for ophthalmic conditions.

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