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VolitionRx: Kim Nguyen, Richard Brudnik

VolitionRx announced that Kim Nguyen and Richard Brudnik had been appointed to the company's board of directors, with Nguyen appointed chair of the company's compensation committee and as a member of the nominations and governance committee. Brudnick was appointed as a member of the audit and compensation committees. 

Nguyen is the head of human relations for Google Asia Pacific, covering the tech and portfolio businesses. She has 20 years of global HR experience.

Brudnick is the chief business officer and head of corporate strategy at Codiak BioSciences, a biopharmaceutical company focused on exome-based therapeutics. He has previously served in senior portfolio strategy, corporate development, and business development positions at pharmaceutical companies.

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