PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:
The Annual General Meeting of Pixium Vision (Paris:PIX), a company developing innovative bionic vision systems to enable patients who have lost their sight to lead more independent lives, was held in Paris on June 27, 2018 and adopted all the proposed resolutions.
The Annual General Meeting has, in particular, renewed for 3 years the terms of office of Mr James Reinstein, independent Director, and the company BPIfrance Participations, represented by Mrs Olivia Le Proux de la Rivière. The Annual General Meeting has also appointed Mrs Marie Meynadier as independent Director for a term of 3 years.
“We are very pleased to have Marie join our board and look forward to her contributions.” said Bernard Gilly, Chairman of the Board of Pixium Vision. “Marie is a French leader in the medical technology industry and she understands the power we have to innovate in our sector. Her experience as an entrepreneur, an engineer, and an industry disruptor will be invaluable to Pixium to grow as the leading company in retinal implant.”
The Board of Directors of Pixium Vision is now composed of the following members:
- Mr Bernard Gilly, Chairman of the Board
- Mr Khalid Ishaque, Chief Executive Officer
- BPIfrance Participations, represented by Mrs Olivia Le Proux de la Rivière, Director
- BPIfrance Investissement, represented by Mrs Chahra Louafi, Director
- Mrs Marie Meynadier, Independent Director
- Mr. James Reinstein, Independent Director
- Robert J. W. Ten Hoedt, Independent Director
- Sofinnova Partners, represented by Mr Antoine Papiernik, Observer
- Mr Timothy J. Haines, Observer
- Kreos Capital V (Expert Fund) LTD, represented by Mr Aris Constantidines, Observer
ABOUT PIXIUM VISION
Pixium Vision’s mission is to create a world of bionic vision for those who have lost their sight, enabling them to regain partial visual perception and greater autonomy. Pixium Vision’s bionic vision systems are associated with a surgical intervention as well as a rehabilitation period. Following the CE mark for its first bionic retinal implant systems, IRIS®II, Pixium Vision is now conducting a clinical study1 in Human with PRIMA, its new generation sub-retinal miniaturized photovoltaic wireless implant system, for patients who have lost their sight due to outer retinal degeneration, initially for atrophic dry age-related macular degeneration (dry AMD). Pixium Vision collaborates closely with academic and research partners spanning across the prestigious Vision research institutions including the Institut de la Vision in Paris, the Stanford University in California, Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, and Institute of Ocular Microsurgery (IMO) in Barcelona. The company is EN ISO 13485 certified and qualifies as “Entreprise Innovante” par Bpifrance.
Pixium Vision is listed on Euronext Paris (Compartment C). Pixium Vision shares are eligible for the French tax incentivized PEA-PME and FCPI investment vehicles.
Pixium Vision is included in the Euronext CAC All Shares index
Euronext ticker: PIX - ISIN: FR0011950641 – Reuters: PIX.PA – Bloomberg: PIX:FP
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