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November 18, 2019 at 7:12 AM EST

Directorate Changes

RNS Number : 7688T
Motif Bio PLC
18 November 2019
 

18 November 2019

 

Motif Bio plc

("Motif Bio" or the "Company")

 

Directorate Changes

 

Motif Bio plc (AIM/Nasdaq: MTFB) announces that the following Non-Executive Directors have offered their resignations as of the close of business US time on Friday 15 November 2019 and will stand down from the board with immediate effect: Dr. Craig Albanese, Charlotta Ginman, Zaki Hosny, Dr. Mary Lake Polan and Andrew Powell.

 

The resignations are in line with the proposals to minimise the Company's costs and to preserve capital as outlined in the 25 October 2019 Shareholder Circular.

 

The Board is now comprised of two executive directors, Graham Lumsden and Jonathan Gold, and one Non-Executive Chairman, Bruce Williams.

 

This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of Regulation (EU) 596/2014.

For further information please contact:

 

Motif Bio plc

ir@motifbio.com

Graham Lumsden (Chief Executive Officer)

 

 

 

SP Angel Corporate Finance LLP (NOMAD & BROKER)

+44 (0)20 3470 0470

David Hignell/Caroline Rowe (Corporate Finance)

Vadim Alexandre/Abigail Wayne (Sales & Broking)

 

 

 

Walbrook PR Ltd. (UK FINANCIAL PR & IR)

+44 (0)20 7933 8780

Paul McManus/Lianne Cawthorne

motifbio@walbrookpr.com

 

 

MC Services AG (EUROPEAN IR)

+49 (0)89 210 2280

Raimund Gabriel

raimund.gabriel@mc-services.eu

 

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements. Words such as "expect," "believe," "intend," "plan," "continue," "may," "will," "anticipate," and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other important factors that may cause Motif Bio's actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Motif Bio believes that these factors include, but are not limited to, (i) the timing, progress and the results of clinical trials for Motif Bio's product candidates, (ii) the timing, scope or likelihood of regulatory filings and approvals for Motif Bio's product candidates, (iii) Motif Bio's ability to successfully commercialise its product candidates, (iv) Motif Bio's ability to effectively market any product candidates that receive regulatory approval, (v) Motif Bio's commercialisation, marketing and manufacturing capabilities and strategy, (vi) Motif Bio's expectation regarding the safety and efficacy of its product candidates, (vii) the potential clinical utility and benefits of Motif Bio's product candidates, (viii) Motif Bio's ability to advance its product candidates through various stages of development, especially through pivotal safety and efficacy trials, (ix) Motif Bio's estimates regarding the potential market opportunity for its product candidates, (x) Motif Bio's ability to raise additional capital to sustain its operations and pursue its strategy and (xi) the factors discussed in the section entitled "Risk Factors" in Motif Bio's Annual Report on Form 20-F filed with the SEC on April 15, 2019, which is available on the SEC's web site, www.sec.gov. Motif Bio undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements.


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