BRIEF-Evotec says CEO to temporarily stand down for health reasons

FRANKFURT, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Evotec AG :

* Says CEO Werner Lanthaler will temporarily stand down from his role due to

health reasons.

* Says chief operating officer Mario Polywka will lead the company in the

absence of Lanthaler.

* Says Lanthaler will reassume the role of CEO as soon as he has recovered

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