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Pairings: Jun 17, 2009

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UK-based DxS announced last week the appointment of Ron Long as the company's new chairman.

Prior to this appointment, Long served as non-executive director of DxS since July 2008. While serving as the new chairman, Long will retains his positions at Medivir and Procognia Israel. He will replace DxS' current chairman David Evans, who is stepping down from the position.

Long has four decades of industry experience, working at firms such as Wellcome Foundation and Amersham where he was vice chairman. DxS did not say why Evans was stepping down.

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