InterMune also announced that the headquarters of its European operations will be Basel, Switzerland and that the company has now established subsidiaries in Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom that are licensed to conduct business and is in the process of finalizing the establishment of subsidiaries in France and Spain. InterMune plans to have a focused organization in Europe of approximately 125 full-time personnel by the end of 2012, supported by expert consultants and third-party service providers. Active recruitment is now underway for the countries that will first launch Esbriet, Germany and France, and InterMune expects to begin to recruit additional personnel starting in January 2011 for the Top 10 EU countries. Additional hiring will continue in a rolling fashion based on the timing of reimbursement and pricing reviews in those countries.
Conference Call and Webcast Details
InterMune will host a conference call today at 8:30 a.m. EST to discuss Esbriet (pirfenidone) and the related Marketing Authorization Application. Interested investors and others may participate in the conference call by dialing 888-567-5125 (U.S.) or 706-643-9223 (international), conference ID# 33188579. A replay of the webcast and teleconference will be available approximately three hours after the call.
To access the webcast, please log on to the company's website at www.intermune.com at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the call to ensure adequate time for any software downloads that may be required.
The teleconference replay will be available for 10 business days following the call and can be accessed by dialing 800-642-1687 (U.S.) or 706-645-9291 (international), and entering th
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