NEW YORK, March 12 - Bristol-Myers Squibb has promoted its director of genomics-based pharmaceutical research, Elliot Sigal, to senior vice president in charge of drug discovery and exploratory development, the company said Monday.

The advancement for Sigal represents a "real sign of Elliot's leadership," said BMS spokeswoman Tracy Furey. "He is so highly regarded that he's now leading the whole discovery organization" at BMS' Pharmaceutical Research Institute, she said. 

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