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Thomas Christély, who was made CEO of Silence Therapeutics in September 2011 after rising through the executive ranks following his instrumental role in merging the company with Atugen (, 20 September 2011), has resigned for personal reasons and given up his place on the board. He will be succeeded by Dr Tony Sedgwick, who also joined Silence in September 2011 as chief business officer. Dr Sedgwick was previously CEO of Novacta Biosystems and chair of Plastid. Dr Georg Buchner, who was brought on board by Dr Sedgwick in October 2011, also from Novacta Biosystems, will take full responsibility for the business development team.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
    • Drug Discovery Tools
      • Molecular Diversity
        • Natural Products
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Infectious & Viral Diseases
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • Europe
      • Western Europe
        • UK
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Novacta Biosystems Ltd.
  • Senior Management
  • Mike Dawson, PhD, CSO
    Georg Buchner , PhD, VP, Corp & Bus. Dev.
  • Contact Info
  • Novacta Biosystems Ltd.
    Phone: (44) 1707 356130
    BioPark Hertfordshire, Broadwater Rd.
    Welwyn Garden City, AL7 3AX