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Our Board member and business advisor Anthony Baxter passed away
Jul 29 2019

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Our Board member and business advisor Anthony Baxter passed away


It is with great sadness that we are announcing today that one of our board member and business advisor, Dr. Anthony Baxter, passed away on July 23rd, 2019 after a long battle with a severe condition.

We will remember him as a strong character, a passionate entrepreneur and a highly esteemed team member.

The Biography of Dr. Anthony Baxter


Dr. Anthony Baxter was a serial entrepreneur and past CEO of several successful science-based CROs: Cyprotex plc, sold (2016) to Evotec (58 mio £) | Argenta Discovery, sold (2014) to CRL (30 mio £).

He has held C-level and Chairman posts at Oxford Asymmetry Ltd, sold (2000) to Evotec (360 mio £), deltaDOT Ltd, Glythera Ltd, DNAmeIT Ltd amongst others. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Tony worked as a medicinal chemist with 13 years senior level experience with GSK (1983-1990) and Ciba-Geigy UK (now Novartis, 1990-1995). Tony graduated from the University of Manchester in Salford, UK (MSc, PhD).

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