Novan Advances Organization and Strengthens Leadership Team

MORRISVILLE, N.C., April 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Novan, Inc. (“the Company” or “Novan”) (NASDAQ:NOVN) today announced a number of key leadership and talent advancements that add to the existing foundation of the Company and enable its continued progress across key areas.

Kelly Martin, who was appointed interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in June of 2017, will no longer be serving in an interim capacity. Mr. Martin will work actively with the board of directors and leadership team of Novan to aggressively move the Company forward. Of particular note, and in addition to the full breadth of responsibilities as the CEO, Mr. Martin will be directly responsible for shareholder and market interface, including current or potential shareholders, sell side analysts and other traditional or nontraditional providers of capital.