May 11, 2021
Breda, the Netherlands – argenx SE (Euronext & Nasdaq: ARGX), a global immunology company committed to improving the lives of people suffering from severe autoimmune diseases and cancer, today announced that the proposed resolutions presented at its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, held today at 10:00 a.m. CEST, were duly passed.
As part of the approved resolutions:
- Yvonne Greenstreet has been appointed as non-executive director to the Board of Directors for a term of four (4) years;
- Anthony Rosenberg has been re-appointed as non-executive director to the Board of Directors for an additional term of four (4) years;
- the Board of Directors has been authorized to issue additional shares up to a maximum of 10% of the share capital of argenx for a period of 18 months from the Annual General Meeting;
- the 2020 remuneration report as well as the Company’s new remuneration policy has been approved;
- Deloitte Accountants B.V. has been appointed as the Company’s auditor for the 2021 financial year.
In line with previous announcements, Dr. David Lacey has today resigned from the board of directors and will transition to an advisory role for the company.
The results of the votes and all documents relating to the shareholders’ meeting will be available on the Company’s website at www.argenx.com.
argenx is a global immunology company committed to improving the lives of people suffering from severe autoimmune diseases and cancer. Partnering with leading academic researchers through its Immunology Innovation Program (IIP), argenx aims to translate immunology breakthroughs into a world-class portfolio of novel antibody-based medicines. argenx is evaluating efgartigimod in multiple serious autoimmune diseases, and cusatuzumab in hematological cancers in collaboration with Janssen. argenx is also advancing several earlier stage experimental medicines within its therapeutic franchises. argenx has offices in Belgium, the United States, Japan and Switzerland. For more information, visit www.argenx.com and follow us on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/argenx/ and Twitter at https://twitter.com/argenxglobal.
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