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Argos Therapeutics Names Richard Katz New CFO

Xconomy Raleigh-Durham — 

Argos Therapeutics (NASDAQ: ARGS) has appointed Richard Katz the Durham, NC-based immune-oncology company’s new CFO. Katz was most recently CFO of Viamet Pharmaceuticals, also based in Durham. Previous roles include serving as CFO of Durham-based Icagen, and working as an executive in Goldman, Sachs & Company’s (NYSE: GS) healthcare group.

Katz holds a medical degree from Stanford and an MBA from Harvard. Argos is currently in late-stage clinical trials on its experimental kidney cancer treatment.