EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bionovo Inc. (Nasdaq: BNVI) announced today the appointment of Klaus Kohl, Ph.D., as Senior Vice President and Chief Technical Officer. Dr. Kohl brings to Bionovo over 20 years of experience in product development and manufacturing. Dr. Kohl will be responsible for manufacturing, quality assurance, and regulatory compliance.
"We are very excited to add Dr. Kohl to our management team," said Isaac Cohen, O.M.D., Bionovo's Chairman and CEO. He added, "We believe Dr. Kohl's extensive background in the pharmaceutical industry will prove invaluable to Bionovo's current efforts. Klaus' two decades of experience and broad knowledge will optimize our organization to meet with partnering and commercialization standards."
Dr. Kohl's most recent position was as Vice President of Program Management, CMC and Regulatory Affairs at Novo Nordisk Delivery Technologies, where he was responsible for the development of an inhaled insulin drug/device combination product. Prior to Novo Nordisk, Dr. Kohl served as Senior Vice President, Quality and Technical Director at Aradigm Corporation, a specialty pharmaceutical development company focused on respiratory disease management.
From 1985 to 2001, Dr. Kohl worked for Bayer Corporation, where he held various executive positions in quality assurance and drug product development. Before Bayer, Dr. Kohl was engaged in basic research for more than seven years at the Juelich Research Center in Germany, and the Max Planck Institute in Dortmund, Germany.
Dr. Kohl holds an undergraduate degree in Mathematics and Physics from the University of Marburg, Germany, and a master's degree in Experimental Physics and Ph.D. in Biophysics from the University of Aachen, Germany.
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