Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> July 8, 2002

Christopher Wood – Bioenvision Inc (biov)

DR. CHRISTOPHER B. WOOD has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Bioenvision Inc. since January 1999. From January 1997 to December 1998, Dr. Wood was Chairman of Eurobiotech, Inc. From March 1994 to January 1997, Dr. Wood was a specialist surgeon in the National Health Service, UK. From April 1979 to March 1991, Dr. Wood was a specialist surgeon at The Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London, England. He has more than 15 years' experience in the European biotechnology sector. He has taken two biotechnology companies from startup through commercialization, one of which, Medeva Plc, traded on the London Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange, and is now wholly owned by Celltech Group Plc. Dr. Wood holds an MD from the University of Wales School of Medicine and the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Profile
TWST: Could we begin with a brief historical sketch of Bioenvision and a

picture of the things you're doing at the present time?

Dr. Wood: Bioenvision was founded in 1997 to focus in the area