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Senior executives

Erik Manting

Chief Executive Officer

Ph.D. in Molecular Microbiology and M.Sc. in Medical Biology

Born: 1971

Shares: 1,328,474

Experience: Erik Manting holds a MSc in Medical Biology and a PhD in Molecular Microbiology. He worked for a number of years as a post-doctoral researcher in the field of immunology before making a career switch to banking in 2001. He spent the next 15 years in different commercial and management roles and his last five years in banking as Executive Director Corporate Finance at Kempen & Co, an investment bank with a focus on Life Sciences & Healthcare. He was CEO of DCprime until the combination with Immunicum in December 2020 and became Immunicum’s CEO in March 2021.

Ongoing engagements
Supervisory board member Synerkine Pharma BV, Independent Director Transcode Therapeutics Inc.

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Alex Karlsson-Parra

Chief Scientific Officer

M.D., Ph.D. Adjunct Professor in Clinical Immunology, Uppsala University, Sweden

Born: 1950

Shares: 621,736 (private and through related persons’ holdings), 184,000 (warrants)

Experience: Alex Karlsson-Parra has more than 20 years of experience within transplantation immunology. In addition to his position as Co-Founder and CSO at Mendus, he also serves as Associate Professor in Clinical Immunology at Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, with special expertise in transplantation immunology and cancer immunotherapy and is former chairman of the Swedish Expert Group for Clinical Immunology. In 2014, Dr. Karlsson-Parra was awarded the Athena Prize, the most prestigious award for clinical research in the the Swedish healthcare community. Prior to his current positions, he served as Associate Professor and Senior Physician at the Department of Clinical Immunology at Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden and Uppsala University Hospital, Sweden.

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Past engagements during the last five (5) years: Board member of Immunicum

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Jeroen Rovers

Chief Medical Officer

M.D., Ph.D., Dr. Rovers has a medical degree from Leiden University and a Ph.D. in Surgical Oncology

Born: 1970

Shares: 544,000

Experience: Jeroen Rovers trained as a pharmaceutical physician at the European Center of Pharmaceutical Medicine in Basel. In the past 20 years he worked in different academic institutes and companies, such as Wyeth and Organon and most recently at Kiadis Pharma where he held the role as Chief Medical Officer. Most of the products he worked on are related to oncology, haematology and transplantation. Dr. Rovers joined DCprime as Chief Medical Officer at the end of 2018 and has been serving as Managing Director for DCprime following the business combination with Immunicum in December 2020.

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Lotta Ferm

Chief Financial Officer

Degree in Business Administration and Economics from Högskolan Kristianstad and Växjö University

Born: 1966

Shares: 300,000

Experience: Lotta Ferm has nearly 30 years of finance and controlling experience from a range of corporations including most recently Doktor24 Healthcare AB and Medivir AB in the healthcare and life science sectors. She has held CFO, Head of Finance and Head of Controlling positions consistently over the last decade and led the corporate finance and accounting functions for multiple transitions for dynamic and innovative companies.

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Leopold Bertea

Chief Technology Officer

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering

Born: 1964

Shares: 0

Experience: Leopold Bertea joined Mendus from Cellectis in 2022, a clinical-stage biotechnology company using a proprietary gene-editing platform to develop cell and gene therapies, where he most recently held the position of Senior Vice President Technical Operations Europe and Member of the Cellectis Executive Committee. With previous senior roles at Novartis, LFB Biotechnologies, and LFB’s subsidiary CELLforCURE, Sanofi, and Ciba-Geigy, Dr. Bertea brings a total of 27 years of biopharmaceutical industry experience to Mendus.

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