Bicycle Therapeutics appoints non-executive chairman
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Cambridge-based biotech Bicycle Therapeutics has appointed Andy Sandham as non-executive chairman. Mr Sandham held previous roles at Cantab Pharmaceuticals, Hexagen, Signature BioScience and Ionix Pharmaceutials, and continues to serve as chairman and CEO of Kymab and non-executive director of NeurAxon and PBL.
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