Rosanne Coppola and Bruce Koepfgen have joined the board of directors of Fisher Scientific, the company said last week. Coppola is a director of M&F Worldwide, and Koepfgen is chief executive officer of Oppenheimer Capital.
Akubio has appointed Jerry Walker as its new chief executive officer, the acoustic biosensor technology company said today. Walker recently served as European president of GE Healthcare, and previously held various senior administrative positions at Amersham Biosciences before it was acquired by GE. He holds a PhD in biochemistry.
Akubio has also named Jonathan Glenn as chief financial officer. Glenn previously served as global head of finance at Celltech and CFO of Oxford GlycoSciences .
Christopher McLeod has been named president and CEO of 454 Life Sciences. He used to be CuraGen's executive vice president.