Ajla Hrle, Ph.D.

Vice President and Head of Strategic Alliance Management

Ajla Hrle joined Immatics’ Business Development team in February of 2016. Her responsibilities include search and evaluation as well as transaction-related aspects of building strategic partnerships and value enhancing collaborations. Starting in 2017 Ajla re-launched Immatics’ external Corporate Communications with a goal of enhancing Immatics’ social eminence and broader presence. 

Prior to joining Immatics Ajla led business development in Scandinavian markets for Nanotemper Technologies where she applied her knowledge and expertise in biophysics and protein biochemistry. 

Ajla received her Diploma in Biochemistry from the University of Tübingen and performed her PhD studies at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Martinsried as a fellow of the Schering foundation, focusing on structurally and functionality characterizing CRISPR proteins.