NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Paul MacLeman, CEO of Australian firm Genetic Technologies, and other members of the firm's board and executive team resigned Tuesday following the firm's annual general meeting.

The resignations came after Chairman Mel Bridges and Director Huw Jones were not re-elected to the firm's board. Those two will leave the board along with Director Greg Brown, who resigned following the results of the voting even though he was re-elected. David Sparling, VP of legal and corporate development for the firm, also tendered his resignation.

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