Dirk de Naeyer appointed Chief Operations Officer and Martine Nolan as Head of Quality Assurance, effective March 1, 2019
Amsterdam, The Netherlands, March 5, 2019 – Kiadis Pharma N.V. (“Kiadis Pharma” or the “Company”) (Euronext Amsterdam and Brussels: KDS), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, today announces senior management appointments to further strengthen the Company as it transitions into commercial stage. Dirk de Naeyer, who joined Kiadis Pharma in October 2018 as Head of Supply Chain, moves to the position of Chief Operations Officer, as a planned succession from Jan Feijen. Martine Nolan joins as Head of Quality Assurance. Both de Naeyer and Nolan will report to Kiadis’ CEO Arthur Lahr and be members of the Company’s management team.
Arthur Lahr, CEO of Kiadis Pharma, commented: “To start, I would like to thank Jan for his contributions to Kiadis. He has been instrumental in building the operations team with several talented individuals, including Dirk, who has already made a substantial contribution to our supply chain and development. Martine’s track record in commercial quality and manufacturing, combined with Dirk’s experience leading operations in both clinical and commercial-stage biotechnology companies, will contribute to our position as a leading fully-integrated biopharmaceutical company. I am delighted to welcome Dirk and Martine to their new positions – with their appointments, we have strengthened and completed our leadership team, adding new capabilities and expertise in anticipation of potential product commercialization and scale up.”