NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Immtech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Amex: IMM) is pleased to announce today that General Wesley Clark (ret.) has joined Immtech as a strategic advisor. General Clark will provide counsel to Immtech's management team as the Company develops its drug programs targeting various global health challenges, including malaria prevention and treatment.
General Clark is one of the country's most distinguished retired military officers and a respected international voice in public affairs and diplomacy. He served as NATO Supreme Allied Commander from 1997 to 2000 and commanded troops in the campaign to end the Kosovo War, and he played a pivotal role in negotiating the Dayton Peace Accords to end the war in Bosnia.
"I am truly impressed by the private/public partnerships that Immtech has created as part of its effective business model to develop new treatments for global diseases," said General Clark. "I look forward to working closely with Immtech's leadership as the Company advances Immtech's promising drug pipeline."
General Clark served for 33 years with the United States Army, rising to the rank of 4-star general. He is a recipient of the Silver Star, Bronze Star, and Purple Heart, along with honorary Knighthoods from the British and Dutch governments. He was also made a commander of the French Legion of Honor, and in 2000 he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor.
"We are honored to have General Clark join Immtech in this strategic
advisory role," said Eric L. Sorkin, Immtech's Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer. "General Clark will enhance Immtech's strategic work with
international companies, foundations and gover
|SOURCE Immtech Pharmaceuticals, Inc.|
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