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Christopher Rieder, Christopher Kiritsy, Mark McGovern, Fred Sexton, Inyoul Lee


Kos Pharmaceuticals of Miami has promoted Christopher Rieder to the newly created position of vice president of information technology. He will be responsible for overseeing the management information systems initiatives at the company. Prior to joining Kos in 1996, Rieder served as manager and associate director of information technology at North American Vaccine and BRI International.

Rieder is among four recent promotions at Kos: Christopher Kiritsy has been named senior vice president and CFO, Mark McGovern has been appointed as senior vice president and chief medical officer, and Fred Sexton has been tapped as senior vice president of technical operations and product development.


Inyoul Lee, a scientist at the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle, has joined the scientific advisory board of Genops Bioinformatics, based in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Lee’s research currently focuses on immunology and prion biology.

Lee joins David Baillie of Simon Fraser University, Ian Dunham of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, and Sunyoung Kim of Pangenomics on the company’s scientific advisory board.

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