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Silence Therapeutics Promotes Tony Sedgwick To CEO - Quick Facts

2/10/2012 2:29 AM ET

Silence Therapeutics plc (SLN.L) announced the promotion of Tony Sedgwick to the role of chief executive from chief business officer, effective immediately, and the departure of Thomas Christély who has resigned as a director of the company for personal reasons but would ensure a smooth transition.

Anthony David Sedgwick, with an extensive experience from European life science companies including over 15 years at Roche, joined Silence in September 2011 to lead a new business development team. Prior to joining Silence, Tony was CEO of Novacta and Chairman of the Norwegian biotech company Plastid AS. Earlier, Tony was also CEO of two acquired companies namely Daniolabs Ltd. and Cambridge Biotechnology Ltd.

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