Recipharm AB Appoints New General Manager For Recipharm Italia S.P.A

Recipharm, the leading contract development and manufacturing organisation, has today announced that Giorgio Bruno has been appointed General Manager of Recipharm Italia S.p.A. In this role, he will serve as CEO for all of Recipharm's Italian operating companies which employ some 257 people at three sites and have revenues of €57m.

Dr Bruno has long established senior management experience from within the pharmaceutical industry, especially in the area of manufacturing. He has worked in both Italian and multinational pharmaceutical companies covering a wide range of disciplines. In particular he has had responsibility for quality and manufacturing at such companies including Parke Davis, AstraZeneca and Corden Pharma. Dr Bruno also has strong industry knowledge and has held a number of positions within Italian based industry associations. He holds a Ph. D. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology from the University of Milan.

"Commenting on the appointment, Thomas Eldered, CEO of Recipharm remarked: "I am very pleased to welcome Dr Bruno to the Recipharm team. We are very fortunate to have been able to attract such a competent and highly experienced manager to this important position and I look forward to him bringing his expertise to bear across our Italian operations for which he is now responsible."

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Thomas Eldered, CEO Recipharm, [email protected], + 46 8 602 52 10

Kjell Johansson, EVP COO Recipharm, [email protected], + 46 739 622 620

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About Recipharm

Recipharm is a leading CDMO (Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation) in the pharmaceutical industry employing some 2,200 employees. Recipharm offers manufacturing services of pharmaceuticals in various dosage forms, production of clinical trial material including API and pharmaceutical product development. Recipharm manufactures more than 400 different products to customers ranging from Big Pharma to smaller research- and development companies. Recipharm's turnover is approximately SEK 3.3 billion and the Company operates development and manufacturing facilities in Sweden, France, the UK, Germany, Spain, Italy and Portugal and is headquartered in Jordbro, Sweden. The Recipharm B-share (RECI B) is listed on NASDAQ Stockholm.

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