Medivir Announces Departure of Chief Medical Officer

Stockholm, Sweden — Medivir AB (Nasdaq Stockholm: MVIR) today announced that John Öhd, Chief Medical Officer at Medivir, has decided to leave the company. He will remain with Medivir until July 15, 2018.

“Over the last four years, John has been responsible for shaping the clinical pipeline we have today and recruiting the clinical development team that is advancing our three innovative drugs in the clinic and with an additional clinical study start expected in the near future. We wish John all the best in his new position, and thank him for his many significant contributions to the company”, said Christine Lind, CEO of Medivir.

A recruitment process to find a new Chief Medical Officer will be initiated.

For more information please contact:
Christine Lind, CEO Medivir AB, mobile +46 (0) 72 710 2205

This is information that Medivir AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact persons set out above, at 22.00 CET on March 14, 2018.

About Medivir
Medivir is a research-based pharmaceutical company with a focus on oncology. We have a leading competence within protease inhibitor design and nucleotide/nucleoside science and we are dedicated to develop innovative pharmaceuticals that meet great unmet medical needs. Medivir is listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm Mid Cap List (ticker: MVIR).


About Us

Medivir develops innovative pharmaceuticals for the treatment of cancer. The company specializes within protease inhibitor research and nucleotide/nucleoside science.The research is conducted in all phases of pharmaceutical development, from idea to clinical phase III studies. The development work is conducted both in-house and through partnerships.Medivir is listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm Mid Cap List.


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