Ricardo Macarron has been named president of the Society for Biomolecular Sciences.
Macarron, vice president of compound management at GlaxoSmithKline, was an SBS board member and is an editor of the SBS’ Journal of Biomolecular Screening.
Charles River Laboratories International has appointed Cheri Walker to the post of corporate senior vice president of corporate development.
Before coming to Charles River, Walker was vice president of mergers and acquisitions for Qiagen and worked in corporate development and in operations at Invitrogen.
Gregg Fergus has joined NimbleGen’s board of directors, the company said last week.
Fergus formerly was senior vice president of sales and global operations at Affymetrix and was CCO at Cellular Dynamics and Stem Cell Products.
Fergus also has consulted for Caden Biosciences and was an executive in residence at Baird Venture Partners.