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New Orphazyme CEO has great ambitions: Wants to create new Genmab

Christophe Bourdon, who has just taken on the role of CEO at Orphazyme, wants to work on reestablishing the confidence in the company, which suffered greatly following the firm's recent clinical failure.

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Orphazyme's newly appointed CEO Christophe Bourdon certainly does not lack ambition. Within the next ten years, he sees potential for turning Orphazyme into the new Genmab – but with a focus on rare diseases, according to Danish newspaper Børsen.

Before reaching this point, however, he plans to start remedying the disappointment which the company recently had in a clinical trial for the muscle-wasting disease Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM), which caused the firm's share price to plummet.

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