Victor KlimyukManaging Director/COO at Icon Genetics GmbH
Dr. Klimyuk has over 30 years of research and management experience in the field of plant molecular biology, biotechnology and biopharmaceuticals (Major in Biochemistry, Kiev State University; Ph.D., Institute of Cell Biology & Genetic Engineering, Academy of Science of Ukraine; Fellowships – Institute of Protein Research, Russian Academy of Science; Laboratory of Plant Molecular Biology, BRC, Szeged, Hungary; the Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich, UK).
In 1999 Dr. Klimyuk has been hired by ICON GENETICS to set up laboratory and direct R&D at company site in Halle, Germany, initially as Research Director, and after the acquisition of Icon by Bayer, as Director, Development. Since 2015, after acquisition of Icon by Denka Co. Ltd., Victor is serving as Managing Director/COO of the Company. Victor is a co-author of numerous scientific publications and over 30 patented inventions in the field of plant biotechnology and biopharmaceuticals.