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Hired someone new and exciting? Promoted a rising star? Finally solved that hard-to-fill spot?

Share the news with us, and we’ll share it with others. That’s right. Send us your changes, and we’ll find a home for them. Don’t be shy. Everyone wants to know who is coming and going, especially with all the ongoing layoffs. Despite the downsizing, there is movement. Here are some of the latest comings and goings. Recognize anyone?

And here is our regular feature in which we highlight a different person each week. This time around, we note that Glenmark Pharmaceuticals hired Kurt Stoeckli as president and chief scientific officer. He arrives from Sanofi, where he spent 16 years in various positions, most recently as vice president of global biotherapeutics. Before that, he worked for Novartis.


Kite Pharma hired Chris Nowers as head of Europe, overseeing commercial operations;

ApeX Therapeutics hired Steve Carchedi as chief executive officer and president;


Inotek Pharmaceuticals said chief scientific officer William McVicar is leaving;

Inspyr Therapeutics hired Michael Elliott as vice president of clinical operations;

CureVac hired Pierre Kemula as chief financial officer;

Pfizer hired Mark Wagstaff as country manager for East Africa;

FORMA Therapeutics hired Jim Winkler as vice president, discovery and translational biology;

Cydan Development promoted James McArthur to president, research and development;

Inovio Pharmaceuticals hired Dr. Ildiko Csiki as vice president, clinical development, oncology;

Inovio Pharmaceuticals hired Dr. Jeffrey Skolnik as vice president, clinical development, oncology;

Inovio Pharmaceuticals promoted Robert J. Juba Jr. to vice president, biological manufacturing;

EffRx Pharmaceuticals hired Lorenzo Bosisio as chief executive officer;

TxCell hired Li Zhou as vice president, cell engineering;

Reata Pharmaceuticals hired Dawn Carter Bir as vice president and chief commercial officer;

MEDICC, Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba, named Dr. Nassim Assefi as executive director;

Hookipa Biotech hired Torsten Mummenbrauer as senior vice president, business development & licensing.