WILEX reports on Annual General Meeting 2012
• Dr Birgit Kudlek elected as new member of the Supervisory Board
• FDA confirms Advisory Committee meeting
Munich, Germany, 25 May 2012. WILEX AG (ISIN DE0006614720 / WL6 / FWB) today announced that the Company’s ordinary Annual General Meeting has elected Dr Birgit Kudlek as a new member of the Supervisory Board. Dr Kudlek succeeds Dr Alexandra Goll, who stepped down from the Supervisory Board effective December 2011.
“We are pleased to have Dr Kudlek as a further member of the Supervisory Board with excellent industry knowledge and experience in the development and manufacturing of pharmaceutical products” commented Professor Christof Hettich, Chairman of WILEX AG’s Supervisory Board.
The shareholders of WILEX AG approved all management proposals put to vote at the meeting with a large majority including:
- Formal approval of the activities of the members of the Executive Management Board and the members of the Supervisory Board
- Election of Deloitte & Touche GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft to serve as the auditor of the annual financial statements for the 2011/2012 financial year
- Resolution to revoke the existing Authorised Capital 2010/II and create new Authorised Capital 2012/I as well as to amend the Articles of Association correspondingly
At the Annual General Meeting of WILEX AG 73.34% of the voting shares were represented.
At the meeting WILEX presented the current status of the clinical trials. The Company had previously informed its shareholders that the FDA proposed using an Advisory Committee to review the development strategy for REDECTANE®. The FDA has now confirmed that the Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee (ODAC), scheduled for the 25th July 2012, will be the forum for this discussion. The ODAC will be asked to discuss and provide general advice on the extent to which, if any, the pre-surgical identification of clear cell carcinoma of the kidney using an imaging test provides useful clinical information.
All information regarding the Annual General Meeting is published on the Company’s website: http://www.wilex.de/press-investors/annual-general-meeting/agm2012/
Katja Arnold (CIRO)
81675 Munich, Germany
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E-mail: investors [at] wilex.com
WILEX AG is a biopharmaceutical company based in Munich, Germany. Focused on oncology, the Company has a broad portfolio of diagnostic and therapeutic products for the specific detection and targeted treatment of various types of cancer. WILEX’s therapeutic product candidates are based on antibodies (RENCAREX® in Phase III) and small molecules (MESUPRON® in Phase II, WX-554 in Phase Ib/II and WX-037 in preclinical development). In the field of diagnostics, REDECTANE® is an antibody-based, imaging in vivo diagnostic agent that is currently in a Phase III programme. WILEX’s US subsidiary WILEX Inc. in Cambridge, MA, markets a portfolio of research use only tests and in vitro diagnostic agents under the brand Oncogene Science, which are used as companion diagnostics for clinical trials and therapy monitoring. The wholly owned subsidiary Heidelberg Pharma GmbH offers an attractive and highly promising antibody drug conjugate technology platform and preclinical contract research services. The business model of WILEX comprises research, technology, product development and commercialisation. WILEX’s customers and partners include leading international pharmaceutical companies.
Website: http://www.WILEX.com, ISIN DE0006614720 / WKN 661472 / Symbol WL6
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