Introducing the Adcendo
leadership team

The Adcendo leadership team gathers decades of pre-clinical, clinical development, regulatory, CMC and commercial experience and extensive ADC knowledge obtained by larger pharma and dedicated biotech companies
Michael Pehl, MSc

Michael Pehl, MSc

Chief Executive Officer

+25 years of global pharmaceutical & biotech leadership experience. Former CEO of GEMoaB, CEO of Immunomedics, and President of Hematology & Oncology at Celgene

Dominik Mumberg, PhD

Dominik Mumberg, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer

25 years of experience in therapeutic
innovation, translational sciences, pre-clinical and clinical development in oncology at Bayer. Most recently Translational Innovation Lead, with a focus on ADCs, radiotherapies, targeted therapies, small molecules and target identification

Carmel M. Lynch, PhD

Carmel M. Lynch, PhD

Chief Development Officer

+25 years of experience in biotechnology, spanning from discovery research to clinical development, with an emphasis in translational medicine. +15 years specializing in ADCs; led Nonclinical and Clinical Pharmacology development of Adcetris(tm) ADC at SeaGen from pre-IND to approval in 2011

Pernille Hemmingsen, PhD

Pernille Hemmingsen, PhD

Chief Technology Officer

+20 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Former VP, Global Product Development and Supply at Savara ApS. 5 years at Genmab, leading ADC CMC and manufacturing, from non-clinical to phase II development

Christoffer Nielsen, PhD

Christoffer Nielsen, PhD

Chief Operating Officer & Co-founder

Established the scientific project on utilization of receptors for targeted drug delivery by ADCs at The Finsen Laboratory, which became Adcendo. Molecular Biologist by training, founding CTO of Adcendo from 2017-2021

Lone H. Ottesen, MD, PHD

Lone H. Ottesen, MD, PHD

Chief Medical Officer

+20 years of experience in Clinical Development focused on Oncology. Global development expertise spans small molecules, ADCs, immune therapies and epigenetic modulators; led Global Clinical Development at AstraZeneca, Early Oncology Development at Eisai and held various medical lead roles at GSK Oncology.

James Wang

James Wang

Head of Business Development

10+ years of consulting and global biopharmaceutical experience across strategy and business development. Former Senior Director BD at Innovent, Head of Search & Evaluate Immunology at Simcere and Associate Director Global Product & Portfolio Strategy at AstraZeneca

Lasse René Sørensen

Lasse René Sørensen

Finance Director

Lasse René Sørensen has experience from 11 years at Deloitte in the consulting practice with primarily focus on Accounting & Reporting advisory and Disruptive events, such as M&A activities and IPO journeys