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Saniona AB’s Nomination Committee for the Annual General Meeting 2021

Saniona AB
·3-min read


November 26, 2020

Saniona (OMX: SANION), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on rare diseases, today announced the composition of the Nomination Committee for the Annual General Meeting 2021.

Pursuant to the instruction and charter for the Nomination Committee adopted by the general meeting, the Nomination Committee shall be comprised of three members, which shall be the Chairman of the Board of Directors and two members appointed by the two largest shareholders as of last September. On September 30, 2020, the two largest shareholders, which desired to appoint a representative to the Nomination Committee, were Jørgen Drejer and New Leaf Venture Partners. Each such shareholder has appointed a representative, as shown below, who together with the Chairman of the Board of Directors will form Saniona AB’s Nomination Committee.

The Nomination Committee’s members are:

  • Søren Skjærbæk, Partner at Ursus law firm, Vejle, Denmark, appointed by Jørgen Drejer

  • John Haurum, professional board member for life science companies and former CEO of F-star Biotechnology Limited, Cambridge, UK, appointed by New Leaf Venture Partners

  • J. Donald deBethizy, Chairman of Saniona AB’s Board

The Nomination Committee shall prepare and submit proposals to the Annual General Meeting 2021 regarding:

  • election of the Chairman at the Annual General Meeting

  • election of the Chairman and other members of the Board;

  • remuneration for the Chairman and for each of the other members of the Board and, if applicable, remuneration for committee work;

  • election of the auditor and the auditor’s remuneration; and

  • principles for appointing the Nomination Committee.

The instruction and charter for the Nomination Committee in Saniona AB can be found in the Corporate Governance section at the company’s website,

Saniona AB’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, in Malmö. The Nomination Committee’s proposals will be presented in the notice to the Annual General Meeting and on the company’s web site.

Shareholders who would like to submit proposals to the Nomination Committee can do so via e-mail to marked “Recommendation to the Nomination Committee” or by ordinary mail to the address:

Recommendation to the Nomination Committee
Saniona AB
Smedeland 26B, DK-2600

To ensure that the proposals can be considered by the Nomination Committee, proposals shall be submitted in due time before the Annual General Meeting, but not later than February 25, 2021.

For more information, please contact
Trista Morrison, Chief Communications Officer. Office + 1 (781) 810-9227. Email:

The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 16.00 CET on November 26, 2020.

About Saniona
Saniona is a rare disease biopharmaceutical company focused on research, development and commercialization of treatments for the central nervous system. The company has four programs in clinical development. Saniona intends to develop and commercialize treatments for rare disease indications such as hypothalamic obesity and Prader-Willi syndrome on its own. The research is focused on ion channels and the company has a broad portfolio of research programs. Saniona also has out-licensing agreements with several companies. Saniona is based in Copenhagen, Denmark, and in Boston, Mass., U.S. The company’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm Small Cap (OMX: SANION). Read more at