- Circassia Pharmaceuticals' non-executive director Cathrin Petty has stepped down from the board after nearly seven years as a member.

Chairman Dr Francesco Granata said : "On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Cathrin for her significant contribution to the company over many years, and we wish her well in her new role as head of European healthcare at CVC Capital Partners."

Petty said: "I firmly believe that Circassia is well positioned to achieve its ambition to become a self-sustaining, world-class specialty biopharmaceutical company. Unfortunately, the time commitments of my new role preclude me from contributing further as a director, but I will continue to follow Circassia's progress keenly."

At 2:55pm: [LON:CIR] Circassia Pharmaceuticals Plc share price was +1.25p at 93.5p

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