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Former Quintiles CEO To Chair Board at Scynexis

Posted March 29, 2006 7:40 a.m. EST

— Pamela Kirby, a former chief executive officer of contract research organization Quintiles, is taking over as the chairman of the board of directors at

Scynexis

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Scynexis is a drug discovery and development company.

Kirby, who was already a board member, replaces Philip Chauveau. Scynexis said Chauveau is retiring as chairman but will remain on the board.

Kirby joined the Scynexis board in 2004.

In another board change, Patrick Langlois, a former vice chairman and chief financial officer at Aventis, is replacing Laurent Arthaud.