Advanced Life Sciences Welcomes Three New Executives

Sharon Ayd, Ph.D., 42, to chief operating officer of Advanced Life Sciences from director of research and development at Apotex Corp. Also Karen Stec, 50, to executive vice president of product development from director of international project management at Parexel International, and Suseelan Pookote, Ph.D., 47, to executive vice president of corporate development from senior vice president of technology and commercial development at The Nutrasweet Company.

Advanced Life Sciences is a biotech company whose mission is to discover, develop and out-license therapeutic drugs to pharmaceutical companies. The company has a portfolio of products in advanced stages of clinical and preclinical development.

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