NEW YORK, May 24 - Human Genome Sciences said Thursday it has appointed Richard Holbrooke, former US ambassador to the United Nations, and Richard Danzig, former secretary of the Navy, to positions on its board of directors.

Holbrooke will replace Beverly Sills Greenough, who is resigning from the board for personal reasons, according to a statement. With the addition of Danzig, the company now has ten directors.

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