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PharmAthene to cut two-thirds of staff

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Annapolis, Md.-based PharmAthene will launch a realignment plan that includes reducing its staffing levels by approximately two-thirds. Eric Richman, president and CEO, will remain a member of the board of directors but will no longer serve as an officer of the company, effective March 11. He will continue to play a key role in managing the ongoing litigation, other legal matters and strategic transactions in his role as director.

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Lindevall Returns as CEO of Encorium

Friday, January 15, 2010

CEO musical chairs continues at Wayne, Pa.-based contract research organization (CRO) Encorium . The company has reappointed Dr. Kai Lindevall as CEO, replacing David Ginsberg who left the company last summer when Encorium sold its U.S. business to Pierrel Research USA and Ginsberg became CEO there. Ginsberg had replaced Lindevall as CEO in September 2008. Lindevall, who replaced Kenneth Borow, M.D., as CEO in February 2008, has served as executive chairman since Ginsberg became CEO. Board member Shahab Fatheazam will serve as Encorium’s new chairman.  

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