Kalypsys has promoted John McKearn, former chief scientific officer, to president and CSO, the company announced last week. McKearn joined Kalypsys in July 2003 from Pharmacia, where he was senior vice president of research.

Kalypsys also added two new members to its board of directors, Kenneth Langone and Al Heller.

Langone is the co-founder and current board member of Home Depot, and is currently the president, CEO, and chairman of Invemed Associates, an investor in Kalypsys’ series B financing.

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