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Xellia Pharmaceuticals Opens New Commercial Office in Dubai

Copenhagen, Denmark, 19 June 2020 - Xellia Pharmaceuticals (‘Xellia’), a specialty pharmaceutical company focusing on providing important anti-infective treatments against serious and often life-threatening infections, today announced the opening of a new commercial office in the Silicon Oasis, Dubai, UAE.

The new Xellia office will be used to support sales and representation in the area, strengthening Xellia’s footprint and supply of anti-infectives in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.

This development will further expand Xellia’s International Business Unit and responds to the increased demand from new customers in the region. Other markets where demand has been increasing includes China and Latin America. Xellia currently acts as a world-leading supplier of anti-infective products to more than 500 pharmaceutical companies in over 70 countries.

The regional expansion is also in line with the Company’s aim to operate a global business model and vertical integration strategy. This ensures customers have access to both active pharmaceutical ingredients and finished dosage forms, whilst continuing to benefit from performance excellence and cost competitiveness.

Tamer Medhat, Senior Business Development and Sales Manager for Middle East and Africa, has been appointed to lead the new office.

Tamer Medhat, said: “I’m very excited to have the opportunity to head up Xellia’s new commercial office in Dubai, and to extend our efforts across the MEA region. I look forward to forming new relationships and strengthening bonds with existing customers in the area.”

Carl-Åke Carlsson, Xellia’s CEO said: “Xellia is well positioned for success in the MEA region, with a long history in development, manufacture and supply of critical anti-infective medicines against serious and often life-threatening infections. The opening of our new Dubai office is a further step in the evolution and growth of our international business, and will meet rising customer demand in the region. Our newly formed MEA team will allow us to better connect and serve our existing customers in this territory, and to explore new opportunities with potential partners.”

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Xellia Pharmaceuticals

Daniel Schwartzlose, President, International
Tel: +45 32 64 55 00


Instinctif Partners (International media relations)

Melanie Toyne-Sewell / Siobhan Sanford

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