Newly named Abeona chief Carsten Thiel booted after the board accuses him of misconduct involving colleagues
Just 6 months after landing the top job at Abeona Therapeutics $ABEO, CEO Carsten Thiel has been unceremoniously booted from the executive suite, accused of unspecified “personal misconduct” involving his interactions with colleagues at the company.
According to Abeona, a cell and gene therapy startup:
Dr. Thiel’s termination follows an investigation by independent members of the Company’s Board of Directors and external counsel into allegations of misconduct towards colleagues that the Board concluded violated the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and was inconsistent with its expectations for Abeona’s CEO.
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