Monday, January 24, 1994
Immunex Corp. on Friday announced it hired Edward Fritzky as chairman
and chief executive officer, looking within its parent company, the Lederle Laboratories
division of American Cyanamid Co., to find its long-awaited new leadership.
Fritzky, who was president of Lederle Laboratories from 1992 and vice president since
1989, succeeded Steven Gillis, who was acting CEO. Gillis, a founder of the Seattle-based
company, resumed his position as executive vice president of IMNX and president and CEO of
the company's R&D subsidiary.