Coles leaves NPS to take reins at Onyx

There's another game of musical chairs in biotech today. NPS Pharmaceuticals President and CEO Tony Coles is moving to take the reins at Onyx Pharmaceuticals. Onyx CEO Hollings Renton had announced plans to retire last October. He steps out officially at the end of March. NPS COO Francois Nader, meanwhile, is stepping up to the Coles' position. Nader joined NPS in 2006 and was promoted to COO last year.

- see this release
- read the AFX report

ALSO: Richard Eno was named CEO of Metabolix. Release

Suggested Articles

IBM and Pfizer developed an artificial intelligence model that could eventually predict if a person will develop Alzheimer’s using a language test.

After teaming up with other Big Pharmas to bolster antibiotics research, Pfizer is adding a new antibiotic prospect to its pipeline.

The oral direct-acting antiviral is set to enter a phase 3 trial in non-hospitalized patients early next year.