Chief Executive Officer
Stefan Weber was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Newron effective June 1, 2012. He had been Chief Financial Officer of the Company since April 2005. Mr Weber holds a masters degree in business management from FernUniversität Hagen (Diplom-Kaufmann).
He has more than 25 years of industry experience in finance and has been serving as Chief Financial Officer of public and private biotechnology companies since 2000. From 1987 to 1999, he was with Lohmann Group, a worldwide producer of pharmaceutical, medical, technical and consumer products. His final position was Head of Finance of the group. After joining Girindus, a fine chemistry process development and scaleup provider in 1999, he was appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2000. From 2001 to 2005, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Biofrontera, a company active in drug discovery and development.
Mr Weber has been responsible for executing numerous substantial financing transactions, including debt, equity and mezzanine financing as well as national and European grants. He has executed IPOs to the stock exchanges in Frankfurt and Zurich. He furthermore has been involved in a number of M&A transactions, disinvestments and strategic restructurings. Mr Weber is German.