BOTHELL, Wash. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) today announced the appointment of John A. Bencich as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). John Bencich, an experienced life sciences and technology industry executive, is joining the company effective August 11th, 2014. John will lead the company's financial and administrative operations, reporting directly to OncoGenex President and CEO Scott Cormack.
"John brings to our management team proven financial leadership and strategic corporate growth expertise that will be invaluable as we shape the future of OncoGenex," said Scott Cormack, President and CEO of OncoGenex. "The Board of Directors joins me in welcoming John to his new position and we look forward to his substantial contributions to drive OncoGenex' future success."
"The team at OncoGenex is genuinely committed to making a difference in the lives of people suffering from devastating illnesses. I am honored to join in this mission at this exciting time of execution and growth," commented John Bencich.
Prior to his recent appointment at OncoGenex, John served as CFO of Integrated Diagnostics Inc. overseeing finance, corporate development, accounting and human resource functions. Before joining Integrated Diagnostics in 2012, John was CFO of Allozyne, a private, VC-backed company where he led the company's finance, accounting and information technology groups. Earlier he served as the vice president, CFO and treasurer of Trubion Pharmaceuticals, a publicly traded biotechnology company where he helped complete the successful sale of the company to Emergent BioSolutio
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