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Genomics plc: Mark Toms, Nick DeFilippo

Genomics plc saidd that Mark Toms has been named chief medical officer and Nick DeFilippo has been appointed as chief commercial officer. Toms began his medical career as a medical officer in the British Army and previously served as CSO at Novartis and as associate medical director at GlaxoSmithKline. DeFilippo previously led strategy and business development at Helix and was one of the first commercial hires at Grail. 

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