NEW YORK, Nov. 9 (GenomeWeb News) - Sigma-Aldrich Chairman and CEO and chairman David Harvey will step down as chief execxutive in January, the company said yesterday.
Jai Nagarkatti, the company's sitting president and chief operating officer, will take over as president and CEO beginning Jan. 1, the company said. Harvey will remain as chairman. Nagarkatti was also elected to the board.
According to the St. Louis-based life sciences company Nagarkatti has been with Sigma-Aldrich for nearly 30 years, holding positions in R&D, production, operations, and sales and marketing. He has been serving as COO and president since August 2004.