Rigontec GmbH, a privately held biopharmaceutical company developing RNA-based immunotherapeutics for the treatment of cancer and viral diseases, today announces that Dr. J. Donald (Don) deBethizy has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of Directors. He replaces outgoing Chairman Prof. Dr. Gunther Hartmann who co-founded Rigontec and led the Board since 2014. Prof. Hartmann will remain on the Board of Directors. Dr. deBethizy brings more than 30 years  of experience in research and development, as well as financial and operational management in the biotechnology and consumer products industry. He is currently President of White City Consulting ApS in Denmark and serves on the supervisory boards of arGEN-X NV (Euronext Brussels), Newron Pharmaceuticals SPA (SIX Swiss Exchange), Serendex Pharmaceuticals (Oslo Exchange) and Noxxon Pharma AG.