Awards & Advancement

Gilead Sciences appoints Kevin Young COO, Martin Silverstein EVP

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Gilead Sciences has announced two appointments to the company’s senior leadership team. Kevin Young, CBE, has been appointed chief operating officer, and Martin Silverstein, M.D., has been appointed executive vice president, Strategy. Both Young and Silverstein will report to John F. Milligan, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer. The company also announced that Paul R. Carter, executive vice president, Commercial Operations, has decided to depart Gilead and pursue other opportunities.

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Envigo appoints Scott Schulz Director of North American Operations

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Envigo has appointed Scott Schulz, MBA, to the post of director, North American (NA) Operations. In this role, Schulz will optimize operational performance and service delivery across the company’s North American based production locations for Research Models and Services (RMS). He will report directly to Michael Caulfield, president North American RMS at Envigo.

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Intrexon appoints Geno Germano president

Monday, May 23, 2016

Intrexon, a provider of synthetic biology, has appointed Geno Germano to the new role of president of Intrexon effective June 1, reporting to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Randal J. Kirk. As president, Germano will help lead Intrexon’s management team and commercialization efforts utilizing the company’s technology platform for biologically-based solutions across a broad range of industries. Each of Intrexon’s five sectors and the office of the chief operating officer will report to Germano. 

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Wolfe Laboratories adds Paul Oakley as SVP and general counsel

Friday, May 20, 2016

Wolfe Laboratories has expanded its senior management team through the addition of Paul Oakley, who has joined as senior vice president and general counsel. In this role, Oakley will be responsible for the company’s corporate and financial strategies and general operations. Oakley brings more than 20 years of experience as an executive and entrepreneur, building and managing high-growth, mission-oriented teams and organizations, as well as an external general counsel for a vast portfolio of emerging growth companies.

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