NEW YORK, Aug 15 – In a move signaling Human Genome Sciences’ intentions to expand its business, the company has appointed Ellen Baron to the position of senior vice president, business development.

In her new role, Baron, who was previously senior director of business development at Schering-Plough, will be responsible for licensing products and technologies as well as for carrying out possible mergers and acquisitions.

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