ATLANTA, July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoVax Labs, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GOVX), an Atlanta-based HIV/AIDS vaccine development company, announced today that Mr. Andrew Kandalepas has resigned from his positions as Senior Vice President and Director of the Company.
Don Hildebrand, Chairman of the Board of Directors of GeoVax Labs, Inc., noted, "We all appreciate his dedication and service to the Company and thank Andy for his positive energy and enthusiasm." He also stated, "Andy has committed to remain supportive of the Company and we will be pursuing a consulting arrangement with Andy to assist us in many important activities of the Company."
Mr. Kandalepas was Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Dauphin Technology from 1995 until the merger with GeoVax, Inc., in September 2006, at which time he assumed the position of Senior Vice President and remained a director of the Company. Mr. Kandalepas has a varied 30-plus year career as an entrepreneur and executive manager. Mr. Kandalepas earned his Electronics Engineering Degree from
About GeoVax Labs, Inc.
GeoVax Labs, Inc. is a biotechnology company, established to develop, manufacture, license and commercialize human vaccines for diseases caused by HIV-1 (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and other infectious agents. GeoVax's AIDS vaccine technology is the subject of 20 issued or filed patent applications. GeoVax AIDS vaccines are designed for use in uninfected people to prevent Acquired Immunodeficiency Disease (AIDS), caused by the virus known as HIV-1, should the person ever become infected. GeoVax AIDS vaccines also may be effective as therapeutics (treatment of people already infected with AIDS virus).
GeoVax's core AIDS vaccine technologies were developed by Dr. Harriet Robinson, Senior V.P. of Research and Development, through a
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