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apceth Names Dr Stefanos Theoharis Chief Business Officer

Published: Thursday, September 05, 2013
Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013
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Dr Stefanos Theoharis will lead apceth’s business development and business operations and promote the continued expansion of apceth’s GMP manufacturing business.

Cell-therapy company, apceth GmbH, has announced the expansion of its senior management team with the appointment of Dr Stefanos Theoharis as Chief Business Officer.

In this newly created role, Dr Theoharis will lead apceth’s business development and business operations to maximize the value of the company’s world class clinical and preclinical pipeline. He will also promote the continued expansion of apceth’s GMP manufacturing business.

Dr Theoharis brings broad experience in the life science sector from roles in leading pharma companies, biotech, investment banking and academia. He joins apceth from Antisense Pharma, where he was Head of Business Development. Before that, he held the position of Business Development Director with Roche, where he focused on deals and alliances in Emerging Technologies. He was previously an M&A Analyst in the Life Science team for Lazard.

Dr Theoharis holds a PhD in Cell and Gene Therapy from Imperial College London, where he subsequently worked as a Research Fellow, as well as acting as a transfer consultant for the London Technology Network.

“Apceth is about to start the world’s first clinical trial with genetically modified mesenchymal stem cells in cancer indications, while our trial in Critical Limb Ischemia is advancing, so it’s a very exciting time for us to welcome Stefano to the team”, said Christine Guenther, CEO of apceth. “His experience will complement our management team and help drive apceth forward.”


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