Mahaffey Succeeds Dobak as Lithera CEO

3/24/11Follow @bvbigelow

San Diego-based Lithera has named George Mahaffey as CEO, succeeding founder John Dobak, who has served as chief executive since the company started in 2007. Lithera is developing a new injectable compound designed to locally reduce selective fat tissue. Mahaffey, who previously served as the CEO of Peplin, will join Lithera’s board and Dobak will continue to serve as a board member.

Bruce V. Bigelow is the editor of Xconomy San Diego. You can e-mail him at or call (619) 669-8788 Follow @bvbigelow

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