Touch Bionics appoints new chairman

Touch Bionics has appointed John Robert Brown, PhD, MBA, CBE, FRSE, as chairman of its board of directors. Brown will succeed George Borthwick, CBE, who is retiring from the board.

“On behalf of Touch Bionics I would like to thank George for all his excellent work as chairman,” Brown stated in a press release. “I am pleased to be taking on this role and look forward to growing this exciting world leading business.”

John Robert Brown

Brown is chairman of ProStrakan Group plc (UK public limited company), CXR Biosciences Ltd., Mode Diagnostics Ltd. and the Cell Therapy Catapult. He is a non-executive director of Vectura Group plc and was previously chairman of BTG plc and Axis-Shield plc.

Brown chairs the Roslin Foundation and the Easter Bush Development Board and co-chairs the Life Sciences Industry Advisory Board for the Scottish government. He is an advisor to several private equity and venture capital funds and honorary professor of the University of Edinburgh.

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