Bernhard Sixt has resigned as CEO of Agendia, the company said this week.

Sixt, a co-founder of the company who served at its helm since 2003, will remain with Agendia in an "advisory capacity."

Agendia has tapped David Macdonald to replace Sixt as CEO. He previously served as the company's chief operating officer. Prior to that, he worked at Quest Diagnostics, Behring Diagnostics, and Novo Medical.

Macdonald holds a BS in management and finance from Northeastern University and an MBA from Babson College.

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