– UK, Cobham – Proteome Sciences (AIM:PRM), is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeremy Haigh as a director and CEO of the Company on 1st June 2016 as indicated in the press release to shareholders dated 18th May 2016. He is a strong advocate of Precision Medicine and will bring numerous industry contacts and considerable commercial experience to the role.

Jeremy is an established leader in the biopharmaceutical sector with 30 years in clinical and operational research and development, principally at Merck and Amgen where most recently he was European Chief Operating Officer, R&D.

His basic training was in neuropharmacology and he has been significantly involved in healthcare policy and government affairs in the UK and Europe having served on the board of the BioIndustry Association (BIA), the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries Research Directors Group, and the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry Innovation Board. He is currently the Chairman of Cogent Skills Limited and a member of Imperial College Health Partners Advisory Council.

With the news of his appointment, Jeremy Haigh commented: “I am delighted to be joining Proteome Sciences at a time of tremendous opportunity. The challenge of developing more precise therapeutics coupled with growing patient expectations is creating a highly receptive environment for our enabling technologies and I look forward to working with the board and the entire team to realise this potential.”

Christopher Pearce added,”As Chairman, I look forward to working closely with Jeremy and the executive team to help them exploit the considerable commercial opportunities arising in Precision Medicine from the outstanding proteomics platform Proteome Sciences has established to deliver truly personalised medicine.”

About Proteome Sciences plc

With its HQ in Cobham, UK and laboratory facilities in London and Frankfurt, Proteome Sciences is a global leader in applied proteomics offering high sensitivity, proprietary technologies and workflows in cell signalling pathways and in protein biomarker discovery, validation and assay development.

PS Biomarker Services provides proteomics outsourcing services and proprietary biomarker assays from its ISO 9001: 2008 facility in Frankfurt, Germany to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, diagnostics companies and academia.

Proteome Sciences’ research has discovered a large number of novel protein biomarkers in key human diseases with a focus mainly in neurological/neurodegenerative conditions and in cancer. It has patented blood biomarkers in Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, brain damage and cancers for diagnostic and treatment applications that are available for licenses.

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