Galapagos said this week that Angus MacLeod has joined the company's service division BioFocus as director of medicinal chemistry.
MacLeod previously worked at Merck Sharp & Dohme, most recently as senior director of medicinal chemistry, Galapagos said.
Fisher Scientific said this week that President and CEO David Della Penta will retire at the end of 2006.
He has been with Fisher since 1998. The company said additional announcements regarding his successor will be made later in the year.