Oncopeptides Chief Financial Officer Henrik Bergentoft takes office today
Stockholm – November 13, 2023 – Oncopeptides AB (publ) (Nasdaq Stockholm: ONCO), a biotech company focused on difficult to treat cancers, today announces that Henrik Bergentoft today takes office as the company´s new Chief Financial Officer.
“I am happy to welcome Henrik who with his robust experience and personal qualities will constitute a major asset for Oncopeptides and its leadership,” says Sofia Heigis, CEO of Oncopeptides. “His more than 20 years of experience from leading finance roles at both medical and non-medical listed companies will be beneficial for us as we continue to build an organization designed for growth.”
For more information, please contact:
David Augustsson, Director of Corporate Affairs, Oncopeptides AB (publ)
Cell phone: +46 76 229 38 68
Oncopeptides is a biotech company focused on research, development, and commercialization of therapies for difficult-to-treat hematological diseases. The company uses its proprietary Peptide Drug Candidate platform (PDC) to develop compounds that rapidly and selectively deliver cytotoxic agents into cancer cells.
Pepaxti® (melphalan flufenamide, also called melflufen) has been granted Marketing Authorization, in the European Union, the EEA-countries Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway, as well as in the UK. Pepaxti is indicated in combination with dexamethasone for the treatment of adult patients with multiple myeloma who have received at least three prior lines of therapies, whose disease is refractory to at least one proteasome inhibitor, one immunomodulatory agent, and one anti-CD38 monoclonal antibody, and who have demonstrated disease progression on or after the last therapy. For patients with a prior autologous stem cell transplantation, the time to progression should be at least 3 years from transplantation. Melflufen has been granted accelerated approval in the US under the trade name Pepaxto®. The drug is currently not marketed in the US.
Oncopeptides is developing several new compounds based on its proprietary technology platforms and is listed on the Small Cap segment on Nasdaq Stockholm with the ticker ONCO. For more information see: www.oncopeptides.com.