Experienced industry executive joins investment team to support portfolio development
LONDON, 11 December 2018: Arix Bioscience plc (LSE:ARIX) (“Arix”), a global healthcare and life science company supporting medical innovation, today announces the appointment of Dr Christian Schetter as Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR). Christian has over 20 years’ industry experience across the life sciences sector, and joins Arix from German immuno-oncology company Rigontec GmbH, where he was CEO for four years before its acquisition by MSD.
Joe Anderson, Chief Investment Officer of Arix said: “I am delighted to welcome Christian to the team. He has a track record of creating companies that foster exciting science and securing impressive exits. His extensive experience of building companies in the life science industry will greatly benefit Arix as we continue to build on our existing investments and leverage our extensive pipeline.”
Christian Schetter commented: “Arix has a varied portfolio of innovative companies that it is committed to building and developing. Arix has grown significantly since its IPO and not only built a diverse portfolio, but also a unique group of industry and academic partners, and a talented international investment team. I am very excited to join Arix and look forward to supporting the team in evolving this pipeline as we build the next generation of world leading biotech companies.”