Anke Linnartz has joined MorphoSys AG as Vice President and Head of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations. Reporting to Chief Financial Officer Jens Holstein, she succeeds Dr. Claudia Gutjahr-Löser, who after serving MorphoSys for nearly 15 years will leave the Company at her own request at the end of November 2016 in order to take up new challenges.

Anke joins MorphoSys from Gerresheimer, a leading global partner to the pharma and healthcare industries listed in the German mid cap selection index M-Dax, where she headed the Investor Relations und Creditor Relations department from 2008 to 2016. Prior to that, she was in charge of the capital markets communications at German M-DAX company Demag Cranes. Before that, she headed the capital markets communications of GEA Group, managing the communications of a transformative group restructuring process. From 1998 to 2004, she worked in leading positions for German business intelligence company MIS. Anke was member of the Board of Directors of the German Investor Relations Association (DIRK) for nine years.