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Genentech bolsters marketing team

Plus: Greene becomes chief investment officer at Hevolution, and updates from Aerami and Curate

December 22, 2022 1:10 AM UTC

The Genentech Inc. unit of  Roche (SIX:ROG; OTCQX:RHHBY) hired Erica Taylor as its first chief marketing officer, and Ozgun “Oz” Demir as its first head of digital marketing. Taylor was head of strategy and chief of staff, global product strategy at Roche. Demir was executive director and head of digital strategy for oncology at Novartis AG (SIX:NOVN; NYSE:NVS). 

Saudi Arabia’s Hevolution Foundation named William Greene as chief investment officer to oversee the non-profit’s investment strategy, planning, analysis, and execution. Greene was CEO of Fountain Therapeutics Inc., a longevity company, before becoming an adviser at Hevolution in May. He was previously a managing director at MPM Capital and also served as founding chairman and head of the investment committee at the Global Health Investment Fund. Hevolution, which has an annual budget of up to $1 billion, provides grants and early-stage investments for research and entrepreneurship in longevity science...