Sequenom recruited former Amgen CEO Harry Hixson to its board, the company said Jan. 14. Hixson is currently chairman and CEO of privately held drug firm Elitra Pharmaceuticals.
Pyrosequencing named Mats-Olof Wallin CFO, capping a broad restructuring begun in October.
Wallin, 51, is currently CFO of Ortivus, a Swedish medical technology company. He will oversee Pyrosequencing’s financings in Sweden and in the US.