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Rhovac CEO quits after failed study

A little over a month ago, Rhovac’s lead candidate failed in clinical testing. The firm’s CEO has now tendered his resignation.

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Anders Månsson’s days as chief executive of biotech firm Rhovac are numbered, as he has announced his intention to leave his role no later than Sept. 30, according to a Friday press release.

“I wish Anders Månsson all the best in his new endeavors and sincerely thank him for his period as CEO of Rhovac. Anders did an excellent job, not least regarding the company’s communication, both in success and adversity. We had a well-prepared exit process that could have been executed if only the crucial study, Bravac, had reached its primary objective,” Gunnar Gårdemyr, chairman of Rhovac’s board, says in the statement.

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