Bristol-Myers names Cuss to replace retiring Sigal as R&D chief
April 7 (Reuters) - U.S. drugmaker Bristol-Myers Squibb Co said on Sunday it has named Francis Cuss to become its next chief scientific officer after Elliott Sigal retires as head of research and development on June 30.
Sigal, 61, who has led Bristol's research efforts since 2004, will also resign from the company's board of directors, the company said.
Cuss, 58, is set to take over the top scientific post on July 1. He joined Bristol-Myers in 2003 after spending 14 years working at Schering-Plough and three with British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline.
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