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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Accelrys has named Max Carnecchia CEO, president, and a member of the board of directors, effective immediately. He replaces Todd Johnson, who resigned from his post on June 15 after serving as an interim CEO since January. Carnecchia had previously served as president of Interwoven, as VP of global sales at Xoriant, and VP of sales and services at SmartDB.

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