WALTHAM, Mass., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Interleukin Genetics, Inc. (Amex: ILI), today announced that it has appointed Eliot M. Lurier, CPA, as its Chief Financial Officer.
Lewis H. Bender, Chief Executive Officer of Interleukin Genetics, Inc., commented on the appointment, "Eliot is an innovative and experienced senior financial executive with an entrepreneurial spirit and a proven record of achievement in managing growth for publicly traded companies. The addition of Eliot to the senior management team provides financial management and operational skills that we need to develop and grow our business."
Mr. Lurier, age 50, has more than 25 years of financial management experience, primarily in the life sciences industry. Prior to joining Interleukin Genetics, he was Vice President, Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer of Nucryst Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: NCST, TSX: NCS), where he successfully completed a $45 million IPO within 6 months of joining the company and was responsible for SEC reporting and the implementation of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements. Previously, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for Bridge Pharmaceuticals, Inc., where he established all policies for managing business operations.
Mr. Lurier commented, "I am very excited about the opportunity to join Interleukin Genetics. The Company is well positioned to become a leading provider of preventive consumer products and genetic tests for sale to the emerging personalized health market. I look forward to helping the Company communicate the value of such tests to the investment community."
Prior to joining Bridge Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Mr. Lurier held a number
of senior-level financial positions i
|SOURCE Interleukin Genetics, Inc.|
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