WuXi AppTec group subsidiary, WuXi NextCode, has appointed Hannes Smarason as CEO, John Long as CFO, and Alex Fowkes as chief operating officer. Smarason has been serving as COO for WuXi NextCode for the past two years. He co-founded NextCode Health in 2013, a spinout from deCode genetics, and he oversaw WuXi AppTec's aquisition of NextCode in 2015 and the company's merger with the WuXi Genome Center. Long has served as WuXi AppTec's senior vice president of finance since 2013. Prior to joining the company, he served in senior roles at Willis Group, Tyco International, and Lucent Technologies. Fowkes joined WuXi AppTec in 2012 where he initially led corporate development. He most recently served as senior vice president of commercial operations. Prior to WuXi, he served in a variety of roles for Pfizer in the US, UK, Australia, and China over 14 years.