KineMed has tapped Patrick Doyle to be executive VP and chief business officer. In the post, he will head corporate development activities, including licensing and strategic partnerships. Doyle previously was VP of strategic partnerships at PPD, president of Kareus Therapeutics, CEO of Syntaxin, and he held senior positions at F. Hoffman-La-Roche and Novo Nordisk.
Agilent this week named Dominique Grau as senior vice president of human resources. Grau will succeed Jean Halloran, who plans to retire at the end of the company's fiscal year, Oct. 31.