ZUG, Switzerland, December 21 /PRNewswire/ -- AmVac AG has a new executive officer on board - Dr. Wolfgang Schmidt agreed to join the company in early December to lead its operational business.

Dr. Wolfgang Schmidt is a graduated chemist who began his career with Hoechst AG in Frankfurt/Main, Germany. After a variety of stints in pharmaceutical research, he directed the site-management Frankfurt department in the lead generation research segment. In this position he was also at the helm of the business plan competition, Science 4 Life. Next, he joined Sanofi-Aventis in Frankfurt, where he was put in charge of the management of research contracts. At AmVac, Dr. Schmidt will join forces with Mrs. Melinda-Kinga Karpati, the CEO of AmVac, to coordinate and direct the company's operational business activities as well as the integration of the new technologies acquired from the Max-Planck-Institute for Biochemistry and from the Helmholtz Center for Infection Research.

About AmVac AG

AmVac AG is a company engaged in the biological/pharmaceutical market headquartered in Switzerland, and focuses on the market for inoculation supplies.

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Contact AmVac AG Ariane Meynert Metallstrasse 4 CH-6300 Zug Tel.: +41-41-725-32-34 Fax: +41-41-725-32-39 Mobile: +41-79-793-34-19 Mobile: +49-1-727-75-92-12 Email: meynert@amvac.ch

Contact: AmVac AG, Ariane Meynert, Metallstrasse 4, CH-6300 Zug, Tel.: +41-41-725-32-34, Fax: +41-41-725-32-39, Mobile: +41-79-793-34-19, Mobile: +49-1-727-75-92-12, Email: meynert@amvac.ch