Genzyme hires leaders for MS and rare diseases
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Genzyme has appointed William Sibold head of multiple sclerosis and Rogério Vivaldi head of rare diseases. Both will report to David Meeker, Genzyme's president and CEO. Mr Sibold has over 20 years' experience in the biopharmaceutical industry, and has worked on MS products Avonex (interferon beta 1-a) and Tysabri (natalizumab). He most recently served as chief commercial officer at Avanir Pharmaceuticals. Mr Vivaldi joined Genzyme in 1997 and was previously president of the company's renal and endocrinology business.