Kasim Kutay to head up the company

Novo A/S has appointed Kasim Kutay as its new CEO. Kasim started his career at Morgan Stanley, where he spent 18 years advising mainly healthcare companies. In 2009, he joined Moelis & Company, a leading global independent investment bank. Kasim Kutay is currently Co-head of Europe at Moelis & Company and also serves on the bank's Management Committee.

Novo A/S is a private limited liability company wholly owned by the Novo Nordisk Foundation. Novo A/S is the holding company in the Novo Group and responsible for managing the Foundation's assets. Besides being the major shareholder in the Novo Group companies, Novo A/S provides seed and venture capital to development-stage companies, takes significant ownership positions in well-established companies within the life sciences and manages a broad portfolio of financial assets.