BioMmune Technologies Inc.

BioMmune Technologies Inc.

June 30, 2015 16:05 ET

BioMmune Technologies Inc. Announces the Appointment of a New Director

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 30, 2015) - BioMmune Technologies Inc., (TSX VENTURE:IMU) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jens Biertumpel as a director of the Company.

The Company also announces that Mr. Craig D. Thomas has resigned as director of the Company. Mr. Reinhard Gabathuler, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, would like to thank Mr. Thomas for his past service to the Company.

Mr. Biertumpel is managing director and co-founder of Mont Blanc Capital Management AG, a FINMA regulated asset management firm in Zurich, Switzerland. Over the past 8 years, he grew the asset management business from Europe into Asia and created the Lipper award winning Mont Blanc China Opportunity Fund. He is also a director with Bight Petroleum, a privately held offshore exploration company. Previously, he was a director with Astrum Capital, a Hong Kong and Cayman-based hedge fund advisor. Prior to that, Mr. Biertumpel operated his own capital company and held positions with different TSXV listed companies. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Simon Fraser University.


BioMmune Technologies Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. BioMmune is developing three technologies discovered at The University of British Columbia. They include, discovery of compounds that will be active in restoring immune-recognition of cancer cells resulting in the body's immune system to fight the cancer cells. A discovery relating to Channels, whose activities regulate activity of cells involved in the immune system to improve their ability to combat cancers, infections and also autoimmunities. Furthermore, the company is pursuing the modulation of CD74, a protein involved in the immune system and its ability to fight foreign antigens. Finding ways or compounds that regulate its activity will improve the immune system to combat infections, cancers and autoimmune diseases. BioMmune trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "IMU".

Forward Looking Statements

Certain statements in this press release contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 or forward-looking information under applicable Canadian securities legislation that may not be based on historical fact, including without limitation statements containing the words "believe", "may", "plan", "will", "estimate", "continue", "anticipate", "intend", "expect" and similar expressions. Such forward-looking statements or information involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause our actual results, events or developments, or industry results, to be materially different from any future results, events or developments express or implied by such forward-looking statements or information. Such factors include, among others, our stage of development, lack of any product revenues, additional capital requirements, risk associated with the completion of clinical trials and obtaining regulatory approval to market our products, the ability to protect our intellectual property, dependence on collaborative partners and the prospects for negotiating additional corporate collaborations or licensing arrangements and their timing. Specifically, certain risks and uncertainties that could cause such actual events or results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements and information to differ materially from any future events or results expressed or implied by such statements and information include, but are not limited to, the risks and uncertainties that: or future products in our targeted corporate objectives; our future operating results are uncertain and likely to fluctuate; we may we may not be successful in either preclinical or clinical trials and not be able to raise additional capital; we may not be successful in establishing additional corporate collaborations or licensing arrangements; we may not be able to establish marketing and the costs of launching our products may be greater than anticipated; we have no experience in commercial manufacturing; we may face unknown risks related to intellectual property matters; we face increased competition from pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies; and other factors as described in detail in our filings with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities at Given these risks and uncertainties, you are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements and information, which are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. All forward-looking statements and information made herein are based on our current expectations and we undertake no obligation to revise or update such forward-looking statements and information to reflect subsequent events or circumstances, except as required by law.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors

Dr. Reinhard Gabathuler, President

"Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release"

Contact Information

  • BioMmune Technologies Inc.
    Dr. Reinhard Gabathuler
    1 (514) 963-6177