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Ghent (Belgium), July 1, 2024 – BioLizard is pleased to announce the appointment of Caroline Vanovermeire as the new Chair of our Board of Directors. 


BioLizard is pleased to announce that effective July 1, André van de Sande will hand over his responsibilities as Chair of the Board to Caroline Vanovermeire. Over the past months, André has been supporting Caroline to ensure a smooth transition into her new role. With her extensive background and experience, we are confident that Caroline is exceptionally well-equipped to support BioLizard’s continued growth and development.

We extend our sincere gratitude to André for his contributions over the past four years. He has played an important role in shaping our strategy and business plan, helping to position BioLizard for future success.

Reflecting on his tenure, André shares: "I have thoroughly enjoyed collaborating with the other board members, the management team, and our investors. I have witnessed remarkable positive developments within the company, and I am convinced that BioLizard has a very successful future ahead."

Although stepping down as Chair, André will remain available to BioLizard as an external advisor.

Caroline remarks on her appointment: "I am honoured to step into the role of Chair of the Board at BioLizard. I am grateful for the mentorship and support from André during this transition period. I look forward to working closely with the board and the entire BioLizard team to drive our mission forward and achieve new milestones. Together, we will build on our strong foundation and continue to innovate and excel in our field."

"We are thrilled to welcome Caroline as our new Chair. Her leadership and dedication will be invaluable as we embark on the next phase of our journey. I want to thank André for his expertise and vision over the past four years. His guidance has been instrumental in our success. With Caroline at the helm, I am confident that BioLizard will reach even greater heights" says Liesbeth Ceelen, PhD, CEO of BioLizard.


About BioLizard

BioLizard is a leading multi-national bioinformatics, data analytics and data management service and consulting company heading digital transformation in the life sciences industry. Headquartered in Ghent, Belgium, BioLizard is the trusted go-to partner for data strategy and execution with companies across the range from drug discovery to clinical research and diagnostics. BioLizard accommodates a uniquely qualified team of 50+ experts, ”The Lizards“, who bring together their expertise and abilities, covering data management, software engineering, bioinformatics, advanced data analytics, and AI. Their joint backgrounds in biology and computer sciences enables them to apply specialist understanding to each client’s data environment, to provide insights and tools that are aligned with the client’s goals and maximize R&D return on investment. For further information, please visit and follow us on LinkedIn.


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Liesbeth Ceelen, PhD
Phone: +32 470 77 87 22



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