Gov. Bev Perdue, Genentech (South SF) (RHHBY)’s Krognes, Talecris Biotherapeutics (TLCR)' Stern Among Keynote Presenters At Council for Entrepreneurial Development's Biotech 2010 Conference
1/21/2010 10:13:54 AM
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CED has announced the slate of speakers scheduled for CED’s Biotech 2010 conference, to be held Feb. 22 through Feb. 23 at the Raleigh Convention Center. Speakers include N.C. Gov. Bev Perdue; Steve Krognes, senior VP and CFO at Genentech, Inc., who orchestrated the largest biotechnology merger in history; and Talecris Chairman and CEO Larry D. Stern, who oversaw Talecris’ initial public offering in 2009, the year’s largest biotechnology IPO. Randall Marcuson, former Embrex, Inc. president and CEO, will receive the 2010 CED Biotechnology Leadership Award.