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Susan Robinson, Stewart Parker, Barrie Carter

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Targeted Genetics has appointed Susan Robinson as its president and CEO.
 
Robinson replaces Stewart Parker, who resigned last week. The company also said that CSO Barrie Carter has resigned, although a replacement has not been named.
 
Robinson had previously served as vice president of business development for Targeted Genetics. Before joining the company, she was director of business development at Genzyme Molecular Oncology.

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