Hoofddorp, The Netherlands, 2 October 2019. IGEA Pharma N.V. (the “Company” and together with its subsidiaries “IGEA” or the “Group”) today announced that the collaboration with Diego Mortillaro is terminated. The former CEO resigned due to personal reasons. Diego Mortillaro remains one of the major shareholders of the Company with a look-up engagement until December 2019.
The Company appointed Vincenzo Moccia as new CEO. Vincenzo Moccia currently chairs the Management Board. “Vincenzo has an extensive professional background. He joined IGEA since the beginning. We believe he will do an excellent job” said Giovanni Ferrario, Chairman of the Supervisory Board.
The Company would like to thank Diego Mortillaro for the past 17 months in the executive chair.
IGEA is a health-tech group focused on measure and control of risk factors related to life-threatening diseases. IGEA commercialize Alz1, a test kit to measure non ceruloplasmin bound copper (generally defined as “free” copper) in the bloodstream and Alz1 Tab, a natural dietary supplement designed to reduce and control heavy metal contents in the bloodstream. “Free” copper is a risk factor associated with Alzheimer’s and diabetes type II. Monitoring and normalizing “free” copper can contribute to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s and diabetes type II respectively.
IGEA is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange under the ticker IGPH and is headquartered in Hoofddorp, the Netherlands. The Group’s principal place of business is in the US.
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