Bluebird bio on Monday said its chief strategy and financial officer, Jason Cole, will leave the company this fall, marking the second time in less than a year the cash-strapped gene therapy developer will replace its top financial executive.
In a statement, Bluebird said that Cole is resigning to “pursue other opportunities.” Cole has been with the company for more than eight years, most recently as its chief business officer, and took on the CFO role in March, after Gina Consylman resigned.
He’ll be replaced by Katherine Breedis, an executive from Danforth Advisors, on an interim basis while Bluebird searches for a full-time replacement. READ MORE
by Delilah Alvarado
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