argenx is a global immunology company committed to improving the lives of people suffering from severe autoimmune diseases and cancer. Partnering with leading academic researchers through its Immunology Innovation Program (IIP), argenx is translating immunology breakthroughs into a world-class portfolio of novel antibody-based medicines. argenx is evaluating efgartigimod in multiple serious autoimmune diseases, and cusatuzumab in hematological cancers in collaboration with Janssen. argenx is also advancing several earlier stage experimental medicines within its therapeutic franchises. argenx has offices in Belgium, the United States and Japan. For more information, visit



Tim Van Hauwermeiren

CEO & co-founder

Tim Van Hauwermeiren co-founded argenx and has served as Chief Executive Officer since April 2008. He has been a member of the Board of Directors since July 2014. Tim has more than 20 years of general management and business development experience across the life sciences and consumer goods sectors, including at Ablynx and Procter & Gamble. He holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in bioengineering from Ghent University and an Executive MBA from The Vlerick School of Management. Tim serves on the Board of Directors of iTeos Pharmaceuticals and Aelin Therapeutics where he is Chairman.



Joke Comijn

Director Communications and Investor Relations

Joke joined argenx almost 6 years ago and was responsible for corporate & internal communications and interactions with investors since the start.
Joke has almost 20 years of experience across the life science sector. She started her career as a scientist at VIB-Ghent University. After her postdoc period at the Université Montpellier, CNRS, France, she joined the communications team at VIB Headquarters as a science communications expert. In 2009, she joined FlandersBio as communications manager to support the life sciences community. From 2012 onwards, she acts as an advisor for several communications related projects in multiple biotech companies ao Biocartis, Cartagenia, ADX Neurosciences… In 2015, she joined argenx.



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