Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> October 26, 2004

Alexander Dexne – Medigene Ag (mdgef)

ALEXANDER DEXNE has been Chief Financial Officer of MediGene AG since May 2002, heading the Finance and Business Development activities. Mr. Dexne attended the University of Goettingen and holds a Master's degree in Economics as well as an MBA degree from Massey University, New Zealand. After graduation, he gained more than 12 years of experience in international finance management. Mr. Dexne worked as a Management Consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers, and afterwards he was Finance Director of Olympus Diagnostica GmbH. Later on he was promoted to General Manager, Finance and Controlling at the European headquarters of the Olympus Optical Group. Before joining MediGene AG, Mr. Dexne was a member of the Executive Board at the software company Kiwilogic AG, in charge of finance and operations. Profile
TWST: Would you begin with a brief historical sketch of MediGene and

give us a picture of the company at the present time?

Mr. Dexne: MediGene is a biotech company based in Germany. We've been