NEW YORK, Feb 13 – Bioinformatics tool provider Pharmacopeia said Tuesday it had promoted Michael Stapleton to the position of chief operating officer for the company’s software division and Stephen Spearman to the position of chief operating officer for the company’s drug discovery business.

The Princeton, NJ-based company decided to create two COO positions for the different divisions following the resignation of Saiid Zarrabian in December.

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