Cancer Research UK has appointed Tony Hickson as chief business officer to oversee the commercial development of the charity’s research, effective August. He will join from Imperial Innovations Ltd, the technology transfer office of Imperial College London, where he has been managing director responsible for sourcing intellectual property, licensing and the creation of spin-out companies. Prior to joining Imperial, he worked at Wellcome Group, Murex Biotech and Abbott Laboratories. Mr Hickson is a certified licensing professional.
Cancer Research UK announced the appointment on 8 June 2018.
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