The Vaccine Group (“TVG” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Jeremy Salt as Chief Executive Officer.
Jeremy has extensive experience in senior roles in animal healthcare across organisations in the commercial and not-for-profit sectors. He is joining TVG from GALVmed, a not-for-profit organisation that develops and makes available livestock vaccines, medicines and diagnostics for small-scale livestock producers, where he was Chief Scientific Officer. GALVmed is funded by the UK government’s Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office through UKAID and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Before GALVmed, he was the director of Biologicals Research & Development for the Europe, Africa and Middle East arm of the world’s biggest animal health group Zoetis, and previously the vaccines division of Pfizer Animal Health. Jeremy has completed a PhD in the immunology of foot and mouth virus persistence.
As TVG Chief Executive, Jeremy will be responsible for the continued development and commercialisation of the Company’s novel vaccine platform technology, which is being used to develop a wide range of different vaccines to combat zoonotic and economically-damaging diseases. These include vaccines to combat COVID-19, Ebola, Lassa fever, African Swine Fever, porcine respiratory and reproductive virus (PRRSV), and bovine tuberculosis.
Jeremy Salt, Chief Executive Officer of The Vaccine Group said: “I am delighted to be taking this leadership role with The Vaccine Group at this important time in its development. The COVID-19 pandemic has raised the profile of vaccines as a key component of infectious disease control. The importance of multiple technological approaches to vaccine development has been shown to be critical. The Vaccine Group is well-positioned to contribute to this market with its novel vaccine platform technologies.”