CureVac appointed Myriam Mendila, M.D., an experienced industry leader and medical doctor, as Chief development Officer. Dr. Mendila has a global track record of more than 20 years in product development, medical affairs, pharmacovigilance and healthcare compliance as well as global product strategy, including commercial strategy, at Roche, Genentech and Novartis. Her international experience, combined with her expertise in building a broad product portfolio, especially in oncology across different cancer types, will be vital to the successful expansion of CureVac's oncology pipeline and organization.

Dr. Mendila's appointment will take effect on February 1, 2023. Until then, Dr. Ulrike Gnad-Vogt, Senior Vice President Area Head Oncology at CureVac, will act as interim Chief Development Officer.