Orexo appoints Nomination Committee and publishes financial calendar 2017/2018

Uppsala, Sweden – October 3, 2017 – Prior to the Annual General Meeting 2018, Orexo appoints a Nomination Committee which represents approximately 45 percent of the number of shares and votes in the company based on the last known shareholder information.

The Nomination Committee, whose tasks include providing proposals to the General Meeting regarding Chairman of the Meeting, Board members, Chairman of the Board, fees for the board members, any remuneration for committee work, proposal for and fees to the company’s auditor as well as principles for composition of the Nomination Committee, comprises:

  • Kasim Kutay, Novo A/S, also Chairman of the Nomination Committee
  • Björn Odlander, HealthCap
  • Claus Berner Møller, Arbejdsmarkedets Tillaegspension (ATP)
  • Martin Nicklasson, Chairman of the Board of Orexo

The Nomination Committee’s proposals will be presented in the Notice to the Annual General Meeting 2018 and on Orexo’s website, www.orexo.com.

Shareholders who want to submit proposals to the Nomination Committee, can do this by sending an e-mail to ir@orexo.com (subject “Nomination Committee”) or by letter posted to “Orexo’s Nomination Committee”, Orexo AB, P.O. Box 303, SE-751 05 Uppsala, Sweden, by February 16, 2018 at the latest.

The Annual General Meeting 2018 in Orexo will be held on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 4:00 pm CET in Uppsala. Shareholders who want to have a matter addressed at the Annual General Meeting 2018 must submit such a proposal to the same address as above (subject “Annual General Meeting 2018” for the e-mail and the letter, respectively) by March 1, 2018 at the latest.

Future information reporting dates from Orexo:

Interim Report Q3 2017 October 19, 2017 at 8.00 am CET
Year-End Report 2017 January 25, 2018 at 8.00 am CET
Publication of the Annual Report March week 12, 2018
Annual General Meeting 2018 April 12, 2018 at 4:00 pm CET
Interim Report Q1 2018 April 26, 2018 at 8.00 am CET
Interim Report Q2 2018 July 11, 2018 at 8.00 am CET

For further information, please contact:

Orexo AB (publ.)

Henrik Juuel, EVP and CFO Lena Wange, IR & Communications Manager
Tel: +46 (0)18 780 88 00 Tel: +46 (0)18 780 88 00
E-mail: ir@orexo.com E-mail: ir@orexo.com

About Orexo
Orexo develops improved pharmaceuticals based on innovative drug delivery technologies. The focus is primarily on opioid dependence and pain but the aim is to address therapeutic areas where our competence and technologies can create value. The main market today is the US market for the treatment of opioid dependence where the product Zubsolv® is commercialized by Orexo. Other products are commercialized by license partners, including Zubsolv in markets outside of the US. Total net sales for 2016 amounted to SEK 705.9 million and the number of employees was 102. Orexo is listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm Mid Cap (ORX) index and is available as ADRs on OTCQX (ORXOY) in the US. The head office, where also research and development is performed, is located in Uppsala, Sweden.

For more information about Orexo please visit, www.orexo.com. You can also follow Orexo on Twitter, @orexoabpubl, LinkedIn and YouTube. For more information about Zubsolv in the US, see the product and market websites www.zubsolv.com and www.rise-us.com.

The information was submitted for publication at 5.45 pm, on October 3, 2017 

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Orexo develops improved pharmaceuticals based on innovative drug delivery technologies. The focus is primarily on opioid dependence and pain but the aim is to address therapeutic areas where our competence and technologies can create value. The products are commercialized by Orexo in the US or via selected partners worldwide. The main market today is the American market for buprenorphine/naloxone products, where Orexo sells the product Zubsolv®. Total net sales for 2017 amounted to SEK 643.7 million and the number of employees at year-end was 90. Orexo is listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm Mid Cap (ORX) and is available as ADRs on OTCQX (ORXOY) in the US. The head office, where research and development is also performed, is situated in Uppsala, Sweden.

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