Navigation Links
New Executive Vice President Commercial Appointed

STOCKHOLM, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Medivir AB (OMX: MVIR), a research-based specialty pharmaceutical company focused on infectious diseases, announced today that it has appointed Henric Juserius to be the new head of the company's commercial activities. Henric, who will have overall responsibility for Medivir's pharmaceutical marketing and sales, will join the company in August 2012 and will be part of the management team.

Henric Juserius has a degree in business administration and most recently held the position as Commercial Director for the Nordic region at Actelion Pharmaceuticals. He has an extensive experience from the industry and has worked with pharmaceutical marketing and sales for more than 20 years in companies such as Astra, GlaxoWellcome, Pfizer, Serono and Actelion.

"I am very pleased to welcome Henric Juserius to Medivir as Executive Vice President, Commercial. His extensive experience and broad expertise in marketing and sales of prescription drugs from both large and small pharmaceutical companies will be invaluable now that Medivir is approaching a market launch in the Nordic countries of its flagship product for hepatitis C, TMC435. Henric will also work on the development of Medivir's existing portfolio of prescription drugs," says Maris Hartmanis, President and CEO of Medivir.

About Medivir

Medivir is an emerging research-based specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development of high-value treatments for infectious diseases. Medivir has world class expertise in polymerase and protease drug targets and drug development which has resulted in a strong infectious disease R&D portfolio. The Company's key pipeline asset is TMC435, a novel protease inhibitor in phase III clinical development for hepatitis C that is being developed in collaboration with Janssen Pharmaceuticals.

In June 2011, Medivir acquired the specialty pharmaceutical company BioPhausia to ensure timely commercialisation of TMC435 in the Nordic markets, once approved.

Medivir's first product, the unique cold sore product Xerese®/Xerclear®, was launched on the US market in 2011. Xerese®/Xerclear®, which has been approved in both the US and Europe, is being launched in collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline to be sold OTC in Europe, Japan and Russia. Rights in North America, Canada and Mexico were sold to Meda AB in June 2011. Medivir has retained the Rx rights for Xerclear® in Sweden and Finland.

For more information on Medivir, please see the company's website:


For more information, please contact

Rein Piir, EVP Corporate Affairs & IR, Office line +46-8-440-6550 or Mobile +46-708-537292, Maris Hartmanis, CEO, +46-8-407-64-30

Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise Names Alan Bernstein as Inaugural Executive Director, Opens New Secretariat
2. Crystal Research Associates, LLC Issues Executive Informational Overview(R) (EIO(R)) on CEL-SCI Corporation
3. Industry Executives Finding Value in Shift of Scientific Publications
4. Crystal Research Associates, LLC Issues Executive Informational Overview(R) (EIO(R)) on Bioniche Life Sciences Inc.
5. Evalve Expands Executive Leadership Team
6. ParagonRx Names Ellen M. Derrico To Chief Marketing Executive Post
7. Tata Interactive Systems Partners With Bersin & Associates for Exclusive Executive Learning Forum - TLF 2009
8. Premier Research Appoints Troy W. McCall, Ph.D. as Chief Executive Officer
9. Delcath Systems, Inc. Appoints Dr. Krishna Kandarpa its Executive Vice President R&D and Chief Medical Officer
10. Lincare Holdings Inc. Extends Terms of Employment Agreements with Executive Officers
11. Curemark Announces Senior Executive Promotions
Post Your Comments:
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016 ... has announced the addition of the " Global ... This report ... provides an updated review, including its applications in various ... total market, which includes three main industries: pharmaceutical and ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016  American Respiratory Labs (ARL), a ... now able to perform sophisticated lung assessments in patients, homes, thanks ... Inc. Patients are no longer limited to having ... PRO ® , ARL patients like Jeanne R. of ... the comfort of her own home. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... NAMUR , Belgium , ...  (NYSE MKT: VNRX), today announced the appointment of ... Board of Directors as a Non-Executive Director, effective ... the Company,s Audit, Compensation and Nominations and Governance ... Board, Dr. Futcher will provide independent expertise and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... On Friday, June 10, Van Mitchell, ... at Work award to iHire in recognition of their exemplary accomplishments in worksite health ... annual Maryland Workplace Health & Wellness Symposium at the BWI Marriott in Linthicum Heights. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... June 19, 2016 is ... associated with chronic pain and the benefits of holistic treatments, Serenity Recovery Center ... suffering with Sickle Cell Disease. , Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a disorder of ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... micro-osteoperforation for accelerated orthodontic treatment. Dr. Cheng has extensive experience with all areas ... , AcceleDent, and accelerated osteogenic orthodontics. , Micro-osteoperforation is a revolutionary adjunct ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... Clinical Decision Making in Emergency Medicine conference in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. The ... published in Emergency Medicine Practice and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice. , ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... National recruitment firm Slone Partners is pleased to announce the placement of ... President of North American Capital Sales at HTG Molecular . , ... the commercialization of the HTG EdgeSeq system and associated reagents in North America. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):