Advaxis Announces Resignation of Chief Financial Officer
PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Advaxis, Inc.. (Nasdaq: ADXS), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of immunotherapy products today announced that Molly Henderson, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, has resigned effective September 25, 2020 to pursue another business opportunity. Kenneth A. Berlin, Advaxis’ President and Chief Executive Officer, will serve as interim Chief Financial Officer until a new Chief Financial Officer is appointed.
“We are grateful for Molly’s numerous contributions to Advaxis over the past two years,” said Kenneth A. Berlin, President and Chief Executive Officer of Advaxis. “Her exceptional leadership and financial stewardship played an important role in allowing the company to focus its resources on, and advance the development of, our HOT programs. We wish her success in her new endeavor.”
About Advaxis, Inc.
Advaxis, Inc. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of proprietary Lm-based antigen delivery products. These immunotherapies are based on a platform technology that utilizes live attenuated Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) bioengineered to secrete antigen/adjuvant fusion proteins. These Lm-based strains are believed to be a significant advancement in immunotherapy as they integrate multiple functions into a single immunotherapy and are designed to access and direct antigen presenting cells to stimulate anti-tumor T cell immunity, activate the immune system with the equivalent of multiple adjuvants, and simultaneously reduce tumor protection in the tumor microenvironment to enable T cells to eliminate tumors.
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This press release contains forward-looking statements that are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Forward-looking statements are any statements that express the current beliefs and expectations of management, including but not limited to statements related to the expected clinical development of the Company’s drug product candidates. These and other risks are discussed in the Company’s filings with the SEC, including, without limitation, its Annual Report on Form 10-K, filed on December 20, 2019 and Form 10-K/A on February 28, 2020, and its periodic reports on Form 10-Q and Form 8-K. Any statements contained herein that do not describe historical facts are forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results, performance and achievements to differ materially from those discussed in such forward-looking statements. The Company cautions readers not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date they were made. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements, except as otherwise required by law, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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