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Theratechnologies Appoints New Chief Commercial Officer

MONTREAL, Dec. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Theratechnologies Inc. (Theratechnologies) (TSX: TH) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jovan Antunovic as Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer.

“Jovan brings the expertise, experience and leadership we were looking for to bring Theratechnologies to the next level. His primary mandate will be to focus on the United States market and to ensure that we fully develop Trogarzo® and EGRIFTA®,” said Luc Tanguay, President and Chief Executive Officer, Theratechnologies Inc.

“We have found in Jovan a unique blend of large and small pharma marketing and sales experience in North America, Europe and Asia, coupled to a strong understanding of the intricacies of injectable treatments and a deep knowledge of HIV. He will be able to use all these skills in his new position at Theratechnologies,” concluded Mr. Tanguay.

Until October, Mr. Antunovic was Vice President, Specialty/Innovative Medicines Business Lead at Bristol-Myers Squibb Canada. He previously held increasingly senior positions at Abbvie, Abbott and Axcan Pharma.

Mr. Antunovic holds a B.Sc and a M.Sc. in Biochemistry as well as a M.B.A. (Marketing), all from McGill University in Montreal.

About Theratechnologies
Theratechnologies (TSX: TH) is a specialty pharmaceutical company addressing unmet medical needs by bringing to market specialized therapies for people with orphan medical conditions, including those living with HIV. Further information about Theratechnologies is available on the Company's website at www.theratech.com and on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

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