Stallergenes Greer plc (Paris:STAGR) (Euronext Paris: STAGR), a biopharmaceutical company specializing in treatments for respiratory allergies, announced today the appointment of Matthias Vogt as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective as of October 1st. Matthias Vogt will lead Stallergenes Greer’s global Finance function. He will report directly to Fereydoun Firouz, Chairman and CEO of Stallergenes Greer, and will be based in London.
Matthias Vogt is joining Stallergenes Greer after working for Axalta Coating Systems, a +$4b global paint and coatings company, as Chief Financial Officer EMEA. Prior to Axalta, Matthias was Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Group Management Board at Merz Pharma, a leading healthcare group in Germany where he led the Group’s Finance, Legal and M&A functions. Before joining Merz, he held several country regional and global level financial roles at Novartis, including SVP and CFO of the global OTC Division and member of the Novartis Group Finance leadership team.
“I’m pleased to welcome Matthias to Stallergenes Greer. His broad knowledge across all areas of finance and his global experience will be very valuable as we complete the company’s turnaround and strengthen our leadership position,” said Fereydoun Firouz, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
“I am impressed by Stallergenes Greer’s focused, strategic direction and its aspiration to change the allergy immunotherapy treatment paradigm in order to provide access to more patients,” said Matthias Vogt. “It is exciting to join this dynamic global team at this stage of the Group’s transformation.”
Matthias Vogt, who holds an MA in Industrial Engineering and an MBA and Ph.D. in Finance, brings Group CFO experience and a broad corporate Finance background to Stallergenes Greer. He replaces Peter Bühler, who served as Stallergenes Greer’s CFO for the past two years.
ABOUT STALLERGENES GREER PLC
Headquartered in London (UK), Stallergenes Greer plc is a global healthcare company specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of allergies through the development and commercialization of allergy immunotherapy products and services. Stallergenes Greer plc is the parent company of Greer Laboratories, Inc. (whose registered office is in the US) and Stallergenes SAS (whose registered office is in France).
Name: Stallergenes Greer
ISIN: GB00BZ21RF93 1 - Ticker: STAGR - ICB Classification: 4577
Market: Euronext Paris regulated market
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