BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. ("NWBT" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: NWBO) announced today that Robert A. Farmer has joined the company's Board of Directors. Mr. Farmer, a graduate of Dartmouth College and Harvard Law School, currently serves on six other corporate boards.
Mr. Farmer served as the national treasurer of four presidential campaigns, including those of John Kerry, Bill Clinton, Michael Dukakis and John Glenn. In those roles, he led fundraising of over $800 million. He served under Ron Brown as treasurer of the Democratic National Committee, and served for eight years as treasurer of the Democratic Governor's Association. President Clinton appointed Farmer as the United States Consul General to Bermuda, where he served from 1994 to 1999.
Mr. Farmer also had a successful career as an entrepreneur, with hands-on experience in company building. He built his own publishing company, and sold it in 1983.
"We are delighted to have Bob Farmer join NWBT's Board," said Linda Powers, Chair of the Company's Board of Directors. "Bob has unparalleled experience and networks in the world of fundraising, and he has valuable personal experience in the operational aspects of building successful companies. Both sets of expertise will be of great value in helping to build NWBT as a leader in the new world of cancer vaccines and immune therapies."
About Northwest Biotherapeutics
Northwest Biotherapeutics is a biotechnology company focused on developing immunotherapy products that treat cancers more effectively than current treatments, without toxicities of the kind associated with chemotherapies, and on a cost-effective basis. The Company has two broad platform technologies: dendritic cell-based vaccines and therapeutic antibodies. The Company's lead clinical trial is a large Phase II trial in GBM. The Company has also received c
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