April 9, 2015
by Interleukin Genetics, Inc.
Interleukin Genetics, Inc. (OTCQB: ILIU) today announced the appointment of Mark B. Carbeau as Chief Executive Officer and Director. Dr. Kenneth S. Kornman, DDS, PhD, who served as the President and CEO since August 2012, will continue to serve as President, Chief Scientific Officer and a Director.
Mr. Carbeau is a transformative healthcare leader who brings to Interleukin more than three decades of business expertise in the life science industries, with a proven track record of building high growth diagnostic and pharmaceutical businesses. Recognized as a visionary entrepreneur, Mr. Carbeau has refined or reinvented corporate strategies and business models to maximize the growth potential of multiple companies. His appointment strengthens the executive leadership team and adds significant commercial and operational expertise.
“On behalf of the Board of Directors of Interleukin Genetics, I am excited to welcome Mark Carbeau to the Company,” said James M. Weaver, Chairman of The Board of Interleukin Genetics. “Mark is a leader with an outstanding track record of building high growth healthcare businesses, including taking multiple products from ideation to commercialization and category leadership. I am confident that under Mark’s leadership the Company will continue to grow and create value for our partners and shareholders.”
Mr. Weaver continued, “I would like to thank Ken for his years of service in the roles of President and CEO. As one of the founders and Chief Scientific Officer of Interleukin, Ken has made many outstanding contributions to the Company, and has been an outspoken proponent of personalized medicine and an industry leader in the research, development and commercialization of genetics-based risk assessment products and services to improve healthcare. We look forward to benefiting from his continued scientific leadership.”
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