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People in the News: Jun 8, 2010

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CombiMatrix has named Mark McGowan to chair its board of directors. McGowan replaces outgoing chairman Tom Akin.

Additionally, Brooke Anderson has resigned from CombiMatrix's board, and will step down from his post as chief operating officer upon the closure of the company's facilities in Mukilteo, Wash. (BAN 4/27/2010).

Board director Rigdon Currie has been appointed chairman of CombiMatrix's audit committee, and will retain his role as chairman of the compensation committee, the company said. Board director Scott Gottlieb has also been appointed a member of the audit committee.

CombiMatrix also said that its next annual stockholders meeting will take place on June 29 in Irvine, Calif. The company previously held its annual meetings at its former headquarters in Mukilteo.

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