Medgenics, Inc. Appoints Former Celgene (CELG) CEO Dr. Sol Barer as Chairman of the Board
7/2/2012 9:55:21 AM
MISGAV, Israel & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medgenics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MDGN and AIM: MEDU, MEDG), the developer of BiopumpTM, a novel technology for the sustained production and delivery of therapeutic proteins in patients using their own tissue, today announced that former Celgene Corporation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Sol J. Barer, PhD. (age 65) has been appointed as the Chairman of the Board. Eugene Bauer, M.D., who has served as Chairman since 2005, will continue his active involvement as a Director and consultant to the company.