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Oxford Sciences Innovation Plc (OSI) announces two new Board-level appointments, with experienced technology entrepreneur Charles Conn joining as Chief Executive and former Google CFO Patrick Pichette joining as Chairman.

Oxford sciences innovation plc appoints new ceo and chairman prepares for next phase of growth © Shutterstock

OSI provides capital and scaling expertise to businesses driven by intellectual property developed in Oxford University’s Mathematical, Physical, Life Sciences Division and Medical Sciences Division, with a core ambition to bring the very best of the University’s scientific research to the market. 

Charles Conn will take up his post on March 1st 2019 replacing outgoing CEO Dave Norwood, who retires. Patrick Pichette will join the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 1 March 2019 before becoming Chairman on 1 July 2019. OSI’s existing Chairman Peter Davies intends to move to a Non-Executive Director position to continue to support the company through its next stage of development.

Read more (University of Oxford website)