Syntex Chairman Bowers
Former CEO and long-time chairman Albert Bowers, PhD, died July 26 "after an extended illness," Syntex said. Bowers, 60, joined Syntex in 1956 as a group leader in research. He was elected president of Syntex in 1976, was CEO from 1980 through July 1989, and served as chairman since 1981. Due to ill health, Bowers had planned to retire as chairman, effective July 31.
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