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Bavarian Nordic Nominates Peter Kürstein for Election to the Board

KVISTGAARD, Denmark, April 10, 2012 - Bavarian Nordic A/S (OMX: BAVA) - Following the notice convening the ordinary general meeting, published on 21 March 2012, the board of directors of Bavarian Nordic hereby announces the nomination of a new candidate for election at the general meeting on Monday, 16 April 2012.

The candidate is Peter Kürstein, who is President of Radiometer Medical ApS. He has held managerial positions in Radiometer for many years, the latter eight as President of the company. He has long experience from the boards of larger Danish industrial companies. Peter Kürstein holds an MBA from Harvard Business School in Boston, USA. He is a Danish national and born in 1956.

Peter Kürstein is vice chairman of the board of FOSS A/S and member of the board of Radiometer Medical ApS.  Furthermore he is chairman of the Danish-American Business Forum and the Committee of Healthcare under the Confederation of Danish Industries.

Peter Kürstein will replace Erling Johansen in the board, who upon his own request, has chosen not to be nominated for re-election.

Thus, the candidates for election at the ordinary general meeting are Asger Aamund, Claus Bræstrup, Gerard van Odijk, Anders Gersel Pedersen, Erik G. Hansen and Peter Kürstein.