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For CFO Krognes, Neurosci Startup Denali Taps Genentech Again

Xconomy San Francisco — 

Denali Therapeutics of South San Francisco, CA, said Tuesday it has brought on Steve Krognes as chief financial officer. Krognes comes from Genentech, where he was CFO and a member of the firm’s executive committee since 2009. Denali launched in May with a huge cash commitment from its backers and three Genentech alumni: chairman Marc Tessier-Lavigne, CEO Ryan Watts, and COO Alex Schuth. Denali CMO Carole Ho is also a Genentech alum.