Judd Jessup has been named CEO of CombiMatrix, the firm said this week. Jessup will take over the company's top position from interim CEO Mark McGowan, effective Aug. 23. McGowan will continue his duties as chairman of the firm's board of directors.
Jessup most recently was CEO of US Labs, a cancer diagnostic and genetic testing services lab. He also previously served as president of the Health Plans Division for FHP International as well as the president of publicly traded HMO TakeCare. Jessup currently serves on the boards of Corvel and NovaMed.