Transgenomic said this week that Mark Colonnese has resigned as CFO and executive vice president, effective Oct. 30, 2014. Transgenomics President and CEO Paul Kinnon will assume the role of interim CFO.
Additionally, Leon Richards, Transgenomic's corporate controller, will take on additional responsibilities as chief accounting officer. Richards joined the financial group at Transgenomic in 2012. Previously, he served as corporate controller and chief accounting officer at Baldwin Technology Company. Earlier in his career he was director of financial reporting and control at Ciba Specialty Chemicals (now BASF), and he also held positions of increasing responsibility in the financial group at Hercules (now Ashland Chemical).