Ostex International of Seattle appointed Richard Tarbox IIIchief operating officer and executive vice president. Tarboxwas vice president of Baxter International Inc. Also joiningOstex from Baxter are Nancy Mallinak, as manager ofregulatory and clinical affairs, and John Brenneman, as directorof finance. Ostex also promoted J. Daniel Clemens to director ofproduct development.

Medarex Inc. of Princeton, N.J. appointed Clark Springgate vicepresident and medical director. Springgate was the medicaldirector and vice president of operations and productdevelopment of TSI Corp.'s clinical research group.

Alza Corp. of Palo Alto, Calif., promoted Bonnie Burdett to vicepresident, corporate and investor relations, from seniordirector of corporate and investor relations. Alza also promotedBruce Cozadd to vice president of corporate planning andanalysis from manager of strategic projects.

George Horner III is the new vice president of commercialoperations at Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. of San Diego. Hornercame to Ligand from Abbott Laboratories, where he was thepresident of Abbott Canada.

Agouron Pharmaceuticals Inc. of San Diego appointed BarryQuart vice president of regulatory affairs. Quart was theexecutive director of international regulatory affairs at Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.

Hermann Mucke has accepted the position of senior vicepresident of research and development at Viral TestingSystems Corp. of Houston. As well, Mucke will continue to serveas the director of R&D for WaldheimPharmazeutika/Sanochemia Ges. m.b.H., of Neufeld, Austria,and as Sanochemia's executive director for science andregulatory affairs.Osteotech Inc. of Shrewsbury, N.J., promoted Roger Stikeleatherto executive vice president of marketing and sales from seniorVP of marketing and sales.

Jo Ann Wallace has joined Greenwich Pharmaceuticals Inc. ofFort Washington, Pa., as the vice president, director ofmarketing and sales in the company's Pharmaceutical Division.Wallace came from G.D. Searle & Co., where she was the seniordirector of product management.

Donald Sellers was named managing director, Pacific Rimoperations, for SciClone Pharmaceuticals Inc. of San Mateo,Calif. He was corporate vice president in Hong Kong for GetzBros.

Arcturus Pharmaceutical Corp. of Woburn, Mass., named LouisFernandez, retired president, CEO and chairman of CelgeneCorp., to its board of directors.

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