Cosmo announces change in board

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Dublin – April 10, 2017 – Cosmo Pharmaceuticals N.V. (SIX: COPN) today announced that Dr. Friedrich von Bohlen has resigned as board member of Cosmo Pharmaceuticals N.V. due to his increasing work load in executive functions of companies of the dievini Hopp group. The agenda of the next general shareholders’ meeting shall include as an item the appointment of a new board member. The Company is currently evaluating potential candidates.

About Cosmo Pharmaceuticals
Cosmo is a specialty pharmaceutical company that aims to become a global leader in the field of optimized therapies for selected Gastrointestinal Disorders and Endoscopic Procedures. The Company’s proprietary clinical development pipeline specifically addresses innovative treatments for IBD, such as Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease, and Colon Infections. In addition, the Company has developed a medical device for polyp and adenoma excision and is has completed clinical trials of LuMeBlue™, a diagnostic drug for the detection of colon cancer as well as new chemical entities that are being developed by the associate company Cassiopea S.p.A. for the topical treatment of skin diseases. Cosmo’s MMX® products that have reached the market are Lialda®/Mezavant®/Mesavancol®, a treatment for IBD that is licensed globally to Giuliani and Shire Limited and Uceris®, the first glucocorticosteroid indicated for the induction of remission in active, mild to moderate Ulcerative Colitis, licensed in US to Santarus/Salix/Valeant and in the Rest of the World to Ferring as Cortiment®. Cosmo’s proprietary MMX® technology is at the core of the Company’s product pipeline and was developed from its expertise in formulating and manufacturing gastrointestinal drugs for international clients at its GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) facilities in Lainate, Italy. The technology is designed to deliver active ingredients in a targeted manner in the colon. For further information on Cosmo, please visit the Company’s website:

Next events
Annual General Meeting     May 24, 2017
Half Year Report  July 28, 2017


Dr. Chris Tanner, Head of Investor Relations
Cosmo Pharmaceuticals N.V.   
Tel: +353 (1) 8170 370

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