18.05.2020 – Lonza Group AG

Moncef Slaoui to Step Down as Member of the Board of Directors of Lonza Group

Moncef Slaoui to Step Down as Member of the Board of Directors of Lonza Group

Basel, Switzerland, 18 May 2020 – Dr Moncef Slaoui has decided to step down from his position as a member of the Lonza Group Board of Directors, following his appointment to the role of Chief Advisor for the U.S. government's “Warp Speed” national vaccine program.

Lonza Group wishes Dr Slaoui every success in his new role.

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At Lonza, we combine technological innovation with world class manufacturing and process excellence. Together, these enable our customers to deliver their discoveries in the healthcare, preservation, and protection sectors.

We are a preferred global partner to the pharmaceutical, biotech and specialty ingredients markets. We work to prevent illness and promote a healthier world by enabling our customers to deliver innovative medicines that help treat or even cure a wide range of diseases. We also offer a broad range of microbial control solutions, which help to create and maintain a healthy environment.

Founded in 1897 in the Swiss Alps, Lonza today operates in 120 sites and offices in more than 35 countries. With approximately 15,500 full-time employees, we are built from high-performing teams and of individual employees who make a meaningful difference to our own business, as well as the communities in which we operate. The company generated sales of CHF 5.9 billion in 2019 with a CORE EBITDA of CHF 1.6 billion. Find out more at www.lonza.com and follow us on Twitter @LonzaGroup or Facebook @LonzaGroupAG.

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