Business Wire

Autolus Announces Appointment of Linda Bain to its Board of Directors

Jaa

Autolus Therapeutics Limited (to be reorganised as Autolus Therapeutics plc) (“Autolus”), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing next-generation programmed T cell therapies, today announced that it is appointing Linda Bain to the Autolus board of directors (the “Board”) effective prior to the closing of Autolus’ planned initial public offering.

Dr. Christian Itin, Autolus’ Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, commented:

“We are very pleased to welcome Linda to the Board. Linda has highly relevant expertise in finance and operations and broad executive experience in growth-stage biopharma companies. We are looking forward to working with Linda and believe she will be an invaluable resource to Autolus as we progress our programmed T cell therapies through development and towards commercialisation.”

Linda Bain said:

“It is an exciting time at Autolus. I look forward to working with the experienced management team and other Board members to realise the full potential of Autolus’ proprietary technology and as we strive to become one of the world’s leading programmed T cell companies.”

Linda is a seasoned business executive with over 20 years of finance and audit experience in the biotech and pharmaceutical industry. She currently serves as Chief Financial Officer of Codiak BioSciences, Inc., a privately held company in the emerging field of exosome therapeutics. Prior to this, she was chief financial officer and treasurer at Avalanche Biotechnologies, Inc. from April 2014 until November 2015. She previously served as chief accounting officer and vice president of finance and business operations from October 2011 to March 2014 at bluebird bio, Inc., and as treasurer from June 2013 to March 2014. Linda has held senior roles at Genzyme Corporation, including most recently vice president of finance. Earlier in her career, she served in senior finance roles at Fidelity Investments and AstraZeneca plc and as an auditor at Deloitte & Touche.

Linda received her B.S in Accounting and Business Administration and an Honors Degree in Accounting and Business Administration from the University of the Free State, South Africa. She is a Certified Public Accountant.

About Autolus

Autolus is a private, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing next-generation, programmed T cell therapies for the treatment of cancer. Using a broad suite of proprietary and modular T cell programming technologies, the company is engineering precisely targeted, controlled and highly active T cell therapies that are designed to better recognise cancer cells, break down their defence mechanisms and eliminate these cells. Autolus has a pipeline of product candidates in development for the treatment of haematological malignancies and solid tumours.

For further information, please visit the company’s website at: www.autolus.com

Contact information

Autolus Therapeutics
Investor Contact
S.A. Noonan Communications, LLC
Susan A. Noonan
212 966 3650
susan@sanoonan.com
or
Media Contact
JW Communications
Julia Wilson
+44 (0)7818 430877
juliawilsonuk@gmail.com

Tietoja julkaisijasta

For more than 50 years, Business Wire has been the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure.

Tilaa tiedotteet sähköpostiisi

Haluatko tietää asioista ensimmäisten joukossa? Kun tilaat mediatiedotteemme, saat ne sähköpostiisi välittömästi julkaisuhetkellä. Tilauksen voit halutessasi perua milloin tahansa.

Lue lisää julkaisijalta Business Wire

Limelight Networks and Ericsson to Accelerate Content Delivery and Edge Cloud Adoption18.10.2018 18:00Tiedote

Limelight Networks (NASDAQ: LLNW) and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) have signed an agreement to collaborate on content delivery and edge cloud services. As more traffic shifts to the public internet from private networks, the need for high performance networks and distributed infrastructure is required to maintain a high-quality user experience. A key solution to this is edge cloud computing. Providing computing capabilities close to the user or device gives a superior quality of service. For new low latency applications such as IoT, gaming, and virtual reality, robust computing capabilities at the edge of the network are needed. Communications service providers and technology companies will play a pivotal role in scaling the next wave of internet traffic. Ericsson is partnering with service providers globally to build the Ericsson Unified Delivery Network (UDN) Edge Cloud Platform – a web-scale edge delivery network, driving performance benefits and cost efficiencies. Content delivery is th

World Leader in High-End Mobile Security, Kaymera Technologies, to Expand Adaptive Mobile Threat Defense Footprint18.10.2018 16:56Tiedote

Kaymera Technologies, the leader in high-end Mobile Threat Defense solutions, today announced that BGŻ BNP Paribas have chosen the Kaymera’s Adaptive Mobile Threat Defense Platform to help protect personal and business-related mobile data across its employee base and business partners. According to a recent reports survey of IT Security professionals on Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), one in five organizations has suffered a mobile security breach, primarily driven by malware and malicious WiFi. 24% of organizations confirmed their mobile devices have connected to malicious WiFi networks while 48% were unsure if there have been any mobile security incidents. With at least one device in every large organization likely infected with malware, and one-third of executives experiencing network attacks, most enterprises are looking for a strong defense system against mobile threats. “We were looking for solutions to further increase mobility across our organization by boosting our mobile securi

Piraeus Bank Signs Financing Agreement of €40 million with Thomas Cook Hotel Investments18.10.2018 16:18Tiedote

Piraeus Bank signed a financing agreement of €40 million with Thomas Cook Hotel Investments (TCHI), a joint venture between Thomas Cook plc and LMEY Investments AG. Piraeus Bank is the sole financial partner of TCHI in Greece and the financing will be used to invest in local hotel properties. Thomas Cook Hotel Investments was established in March 2018 to support the growth of Thomas Cook’s own-brand hotels in Spain and Greece. The portfolio of TCHI includes owned hotel properties in Rhodes and Crete under the brand of Sunwing. Thomas Cook Group is one of the world’s leading leisure travel groups, with sales of £9 billion in the year ended 30 September 2017, serving over 20 million customers annually. Thomas Cook was the biggest international tour operator in Greece this year, while it served 3 million customers. Funding of tourism, a vital sector for the Greek economy, is a key priority for Piraeus Bank. With a tourism portfolio in excess of €2 billion, the Bank supports tourism busine

StarLeaf Reinforces Its Global Expansion With New Office in Norway18.10.2018 16:00Tiedote

StarLeaf, a leading provider of premium meeting room solutions and video conferencing services, has expanded its global reach with a new office in Oslo, Norway, enabling it to meet increased demand and serve local customers and partners. This announcement is further testament to the company’s fast-paced growth in key markets, which sees StarLeaf systematically increase its global footprint into key regions and countries. “Norway has a prominent history of originating and using video conferencing and collaboration technologies. However, today businesses are looking for next-generation solutions that deliver greater flexibility and scalability, to match their plans for growth and investment,” said Peter Sanevall, StarLeaf Country Manager for the Nordics Countries. “With the opening of our Oslo office, we are well-positioned to address this demand.” StarLeaf provides an end-to-end business collaboration and meeting room solution delivered by the StarLeaf Cloud and its premium hardware sys

Starbucks Evolves Structure in EMEA to Accelerate Long-Term Strategic Growth18.10.2018 15:30Tiedote

Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) today announced our intention to fully license Starbucks operations in France, the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg to its longstanding strategic partner Alsea, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: ALSEA), the largest independent chain restaurant operator in Latin America. Under this proposal, which is subject to relevant local laws, and discussions with relevant employee representatives, Alsea will have the rights to operate and develop Starbucks stores in these markets, building on Starbucks regional growth agenda that drives value through strategic licensed relationships. At the same time the company would introduce a new support structure in its head office in London to better serve an increasingly licensed strategy. “We’re very pleased to build on our 16-year history with Alsea, a long-term strategic partner to Starbucks, with the intention to license our business operations in France, the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg,” said John Culver, group presi

Visa Expands Tokenization Partnership With Netflix to Improve Digital Payments Experience Globally18.10.2018 15:00Tiedote

Building on a pilot program that began in 2017, Visa (NYSE: V) today announced an expansion of Netflix’s use of the Visa Token Service, with a key focus of improving card-not-present authorization rates and enabling a more seamless and secure merchant and customer experience globally. Visa and Netflix are working together to realize the benefit of higher authorization rates resulting from global issuer lifecycle management of Visa tokens. With the Visa Token Service, card details can be replaced with a unique digital identifier used to process payments without exposing the cardholder’s sensitive account information. For those Visa tokens, issuers around the world can push dynamic updates on lost, stolen or expired credentials to enable a frictionless merchant and customer experience. As part of the effort to expand these benefits more broadly to issuers and card-not-present merchants generally, Visa is now working with Netflix and other token participants to measure these improvements

Uutishuoneessa voit lukea tiedotteitamme ja muuta julkaisemaamme materiaalia. Löydät sieltä niin yhteyshenkilöidemme tiedot kuin vapaasti julkaistavissa olevia kuvia ja videoita. Uutishuoneessa voit nähdä myös sosiaalisen median sisältöjä. Kaikki STT Infossa julkaistu materiaali on vapaasti median käytettävissä.

Tutustu uutishuoneeseemme