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Alba Therapeutics names new CEO

Alba Therapeutics names new CEO

Baltimore biotech firm Alba Therapeutics said Monday that it has promoted its president to CEO.

Wendy Perrow, who had also served as Alba's chief operating officer, has worked as an executive at the company since 2008. Her previous experience includes marketing positions at Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals and Merck.

Alba, which is researching treatments for autoimmune disorders such as celiac disease, said Perrow is joining the company's board in addition to taking the CEO job.