Tuesday 22 August 2017

Malin announces appointment of prominent businessman to its Board of Directors

Malin ceo Kelly Martin
Malin ceo Kelly Martin

Ellie Donnelly

Malin Corporation has appointed Donal O’Connor as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 July 2017.

The Irish-based global life sciences company made the announcement today.

Mr O’Connor is currently a Non-Executive Director of Perrigo Company and Theravance Biopharma.

Mr O’Connor previously held a number of positions at partner level in Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) Ireland, including serving as Senior Partner from 1995 until 2007.

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He also served as a member of PwC Global Board from 2003 to 2008.

Following this appointment, the Board of Malin will be comprised of 9 Directors, of whom 3 have executive functions.

In April this year the company announced plans to raise €30m via a private placing "in response to market demand" but did not say what it would use the funds for.

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