AGTC Announces Departure of Chief Scientific Officer

GAINESVILLE, Fla. and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Applied Genetic Technologies Corporation (Nasdaq: AGTC), a biotechnology company conducting human clinical trials of adeno-associated virus (AAV)-based gene therapies for the treatment of rare diseases, today announced that Mark Shearman, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, has resigned from the company to pursue another opportunity but will remain to facilitate a smooth transition through June 4, 2021.

“Dr. Shearman has had a successful tenure leading AGTC’s product candidate selection process, pre-clinical and translational research and long-term research and development planning,” said Sue Washer, President and CEO of AGTC. “We are grateful

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Chesapeake Energy Corporation Announces Departure Of Chief Executive Officer And Appointment Of Interim Chief Executive Officer

OKLAHOMA CITY, April 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:CHK) today announced the departure of Doug Lawler from his position as Chief Executive Officer of Chesapeake, effective April 30, 2021. Mike Wichterich, the Chair of Chesapeake’s Board of Directors, will serve as Interim Chief Executive Officer while the Board of Directors conducts a search for a new Chief Executive Officer, which it expects to complete over the coming months. 

Mike Wichterich, Chair of Chesapeake’s Board of Directors and Interim Chief Executive Officer, commented, “On behalf of the Board of Directors, Chesapeake’s employees and

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Despite India flight ban, travel restrictions not as ‘solid as they should be,’ Ontario chief medical officer says

Less than a week after the federal government announced a travel ban for passenger flights from India and Pakistan for at least 30 days, Ontario’s top doctors warn these border restrictions may not go far enough.

At a press conference on Monday, Dr. David Williams, Ontario chief medical officer of health, indicated that there have been concerns throughout the pandemic related to importation and spread of COVID-19 from international destinations, especially now that more variants of concern have been identified.

“In Ontario especially, because we have such an international hub,” Dr. Williams said. “We’re like a global touchpoint for a

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Former police officer found dead in his N.J. hotel room, authorities say

A former police officer from Passaic County was found dead Thursday morning in a room at the Ramada Inn in Totowa, authorities said.

Gary Potenzone Jr., 41, was found by hotel workers who entered his room about 11:40 a.m., according to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Totowa Police Chief Carmen Veneziano.

Totowa police were called to the hotel and were able to identify Potenzone’s body, Valdes and Veneziano said in a joint statement.

“The investigation revealed that hotel staff went to the room to conduct a welfare check when Mr. Potenzone failed to check out as scheduled,” the

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Facebook’s chief revenue officer David Fischer announces departure

Facebook Chief Revenue Officer David Fischer on Tuesday announced her will be leaving the company later this year.

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Facebook’s chief revenue officer David Fischer announced Tuesday he’s leaving the company.

Fischer has been the head of the company’s advertising business and in charge of its worldwide sales organization. His departure comes as Facebook gears up for privacy changes to Apple’s iOS that are expected to make personalized ads more difficult and could impact the social media company’s advertising revenue.

“This has been the job of a lifetime. I am immensely proud of all that we have accomplished

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Advance Auto Parts Announces Departure of Chief Accounting Officer to Assume the Role of Chief Financial Officer at a Public Company

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider, today announced Andrew Page, senior vice president, controller and chief accounting officer (CAO), is leaving Advance to pursue his career goal of being a chief financial officer, effective April 9, 2021.

“I want to thank Andrew for his leadership and contributions to Advance over the past two years,” said Tom Greco, president and chief executive officer of Advance Auto Parts. “Andrew has improved capabilities within our accounting function, built a talented team and led several important initiatives that will positively impact the company for years to come. In

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