IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AtheroNova Inc. (OTCBB: AHRO), a biotech company focused on the research and development of compounds to safely regress atherosclerotic plaque and improve lipid profiles in humans, today announced that Fred Knoll, the principal and portfolio manager of Knoll Capital Management, has been named to the Board of Directors of AtheroNova Inc.
"As a leading investment manager, Fred brings a wealth of knowledge in emerging growth companies and will bring his expertise to our many opportunities as we transition into the next phase of clinical development at AtheroNova," stated Thomas W. Gardner, CEO of AtheroNova. "We welcome Fred to our Board and look forward to working together as we develop AtheroNova's atherosclerosis regression and lipid modulation technology."
Since 1987, Mr. Knoll has been the principal and portfolio manager at Knoll Capital Management, an investment company managing funds over the last two decades in areas such as emerging growth companies, restructurings and China. During the 80's and early 90's, he was Chairman of the Board of Directors of Telos Corporation, a computer systems integration company, served as investment manager for General American Investors, was the United States representative on investments in leveraged buyouts and venture capital for Murray Johnstone, Ltd. of Glasgow, UK , and headed the New York investment group of Robert Fleming, Inc., at the time, a leading United Kingdom merchant bank subsequently acquired by JP Morgan, managing a venture capital fund and the U.S. research team.
Mr. Knoll started his investment career as an investment analyst at Capital Research (Capital Group) in the early 80s and held positions in sales and marketing with Wang Inc. and Data General and software engineering with Computer Sciences Corporation in the late 70s.
Mr. Knoll holds a Bachelor's of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Scienc
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