Fortress Biotech, Inc. (NASDAQ:FBIO) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
Item 5.02(c). Appointment of Certain Directors.
On August 14, 2019, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Fortress Biotech, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Kevin L. Lorenz, J.D. as a new member of the Board. Mr. Lorenz has over 25 years of experience guiding and implementing investment strategies across public and private companies.
Since 2015, Mr. Lorenz has been Chief Investment Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasury & Private Investments at the Katz Group in the family office of Daryl Katz, which has operations in sports and entertainment, real estate and public and private investments. Mr. Lorenz works directly with the principal of the Katz Group to oversee the design, implementation and monitoring of the overall investment strategy for public and private passive investments. Prior to joining the Katz Group, Mr. Lorenz was Director, Ultra High Net Worth (“UHNW”) Private Client Business at Credit Suisse Securities, LLC from 2009-2015, where he was selected to expand Credit Suisse’s UHNW private client business into Canada. From 2004 to 2009, Mr. Lorenz was the Director, UHNW Management Group at UBS Financial Services, Inc., where he was a key contributor to the formation and development of the company’s first dedicated UBS UHNW office. Earlier in his career, he held positions of increasing responsibility at Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith, Inc. and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, an independent bureau within the U.S. Department of the Treasury that charters, regulates and supervises all national banks and thrift institutions. Mr. Lorenz holds a J.D. from George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School, an M.B.A. from Benedictine University and a B.S. in economics from Illinois State University.
No family relationships exist between Mr. Lorenz and any of our other directors or executive officers.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibit is filed herewith:
|99.1||Press release issued by Fortress Biotech, Inc., dated August 19, 2019.|
Fortress Biotech, Inc. Exhibit
EX-99.1 2 tv527820_ex99-1.htm EXHIBIT 99.1 Exhibit 99.1 Fortress Biotech Announces Appointment of Kevin L. Lorenz,…
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About Fortress Biotech, Inc. (NASDAQ:FBIO)
Fortress Biotech, Inc., formerly Coronado Biosciences, Inc., is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is involved in the development of immunotherapy agents for the treatment of autoimmune diseases and cancer. Its sole product candidate is CNDO-109. The Company is also focused on acquiring, developing and commercializing pharmaceutical and biotechnology products. The Company’s product, CNDO-109, is a lysate (disrupted Closteroviridae (CTV)-1 cells, cell membrane fragments, cell proteins and other cellular components) that activates donor Natural Killer (NK) cells. CTV-1 is a leukemic cell line re-classified as a T-cell acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL). The Company holds the license to develop and commercialize CNDO-109 to activate NK cells for the treatment of cancer-related and other conditions, and a non-exclusive license to certain clinical data solely for use in the Investigational new drug (IND) for CNDO-109. The Company is conducting the Phase I clinical studies of CNDO-109.