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Chutes & Ladders—Novartis' Kymriah head jumps ship to Atara

May 31, 2019 - FierceBiotech
Board and Executive Moves

Welcome to this week's Chutes & Ladders, our roundup of hirings, firings and retirings throughout the industry. Please send the good word—or the bad—from your shop to Conor Hale, and we will feature it here at the end of each week.

Atara BiotherapeuticsPascal Touchon was named CEO and president.

Novartis has lost its head of oncology and the global head of its cell and gene therapy unitas Touchon leaves torunthe T cell-focused California biotech Atara. His departure echoes the ex...