Tevogen Bio Inc. on Wednesday announced it appointed safety management expert Victor Sordillo to its board of directors. Sordillo joins the Wayne-based pharmaceutical’s board alongside existing members Curtis Patton, Susan Podlogar, Jeffrey Feike, Lindee Goh and CEO Dr. Ryan Saadi.
With over 35 years of experience in risk engineering, Sordillo currently serves as executive vice president, director of risk control services, at Sompo International, leading a global team of experienced risk control professionals who specialize in residential, commercial and industrial accounts. He previously was the senior vice president of risk solutions for QBE North America, as well as the global technical services manager for Chubb.
Sordillo has also been serving as the mayor of Warren for more than 22 years.
“I am thrilled to be joining Tevogen Bio as a member of its board of directors,” Sordillo said. “It’s an honor to have the opportunity to provide insight and leadership alongside other members of the board, and I look forward to contributing to Tevogen’s patient-centric mission to develop convenient and affordable immunotherapies for large patient populations, while continuing the expansion of the company’s novel and disruptive biotech business model, which has the potential to integrate affordability with business sustainability.”
“Victor’s addition to the board will allow us to leverage his vast industry expertise, commitment to increasing the accessibility of lifesaving medications and compassionate spirit, as we continue to pioneer the next era of medical innovation,” Saadi said.
Meanwhile, Tevogen Bio and Semper Paratus Acquisition Corp., a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, announced June 29 the execution of a merger agreement.
Upon closing of the merger, the combined company will be named Tevogen Bio Holdings Inc. Following the closing of the transaction, Saadi will serve as the chairman of the board of directors and CEO of Tevogen Holdings. The board of directors of Tevogen Holdings is also expected to include Sordillo, Patton, Podlogar, Feike, Goh and Suren Ajjarapu.