BioCity Heralds New Phase of Growth with CFO Appointment
News Nov 04, 2015
BioCity has appointed Paul Oliver as chief financial officer to drive the next stage of growth across its four sites in England and Scotland.
Paul Oliver joins BioCity, having previously been chief financial officer of the FTSE 250 pharmaceutical company Vectura Group plc where, among other significant achievements, he helped oversee a major €130m international acquisition and a £52m equity placing on the London Stock Exchange.
On joining BioCity, Paul said: "I'm excited to be joining such a unique organization. BioCity is exemplary in the way it supports, nurtures and invests in early stage biotech companies and I look forward to helping BioCity continue the excellent progress it has made to date."
Speaking about Paul Oliver's appointment, BioCity CEO Glenn Crocker said: "We are delighted to welcome Paul to BioCity at this exciting period in the Company's growth. Paul is an established and well-regarded CFO who has gained considerable relevant experience within the UK pharmaceutical industry. His strong financial control, market knowledge and transaction experience will be a considerable asset for BioCity.”
PhoreMost and o2h Discovery Collaborate to Progress First-in-Class Drug Discovery ProgramsNews
PhoreMost, the UK-based biopharmaceutical company dedicated to drugging ‘undruggable’ disease targets, announced it has entered into a collaboration with o2h discovery (o2h), an Anglo-Indian medicinal chemistry company that has in-house capability to take drug discovery programmes to the IND filing stage.READ MORE
Sartorius Stedim Biotech and Siemens Sign Automation AgreementNews
Siemens becomes a preferred supplier for automation solutions. Product portfolio of Sartorius Stedim Biotech to feature a globally standardized automation platform in the future.READ MORE
Cocaine Use Alters Gene Expression in Brain Reward CircuitsNews
A study in Biological Psychiatry investigates transcriptome-wide alterations in response to cocaine self-administration in mice.