Mario Hochstrasser elected to the board of directors of CovalX AG

Zürich, January 23rd, 2009

Mario Hochstrasser has been elected to the board of directors of CovalX AG, the leading biotechnology company in the field of protein-protein interactions analysis based on High-Mass MALDI ToF technology.

Mario Hochstrasser has been a management consultant, interim manager and investor for the past 6 years. Before that, he worked 14 years for Mettler Toledo in various senior management capacities. Mario Hochstrasser lived and worked a total of more than 10 years in Asia and North America where he gained broad international business experience, in particular in the area of sales and marketing. Mario Hochstrasser is Swiss, was born in 1959 and has a degree in Business Administration.