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Ton Adang

PhD Chief Operating Officer

Ton currently holds a COO position at SimiBio, a biopharmaceutical company focusing on the development of biosimilar monoclonal antibodies. Ton has worked as a Site Scientific Operations Lead at MSD’s R&D organization in the Netherlands. Before that he was responsible for a number of development projects at Organon, Schering-Plough and MSD. He was project leader for the development of a number of biologicals including vaccines and monoclonal antibodies. Earlier in his career he was leading development teams in the Women’s Health franchise at Organon with programs in contraception, hormone replacement therapy and osteoporosis resulting in a NDA approval. Before moving to the development organization of Organon he worked in the Discovery labs of that company for ten years. He was discovery project leader in areas like infertility and atherothrombosis and, in a collaboration with Boehringer Mannheim/Roche, produced thrombin and factor Xa inhibitors for clinical development. Furthermore, he was involved in setting up a Lead Discovery Unit and was head of one of the lead discovery labs. Ton received a MSc in life sciences from Wageningen University followed by a PhD from the Center of Biopharmaceutical Sciences and the Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, both from the University of Leiden.