James H. Cavanaugh

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James H. Cavanaugh "has been a director of Verenium since 1992 and Verenium’s Chairman since 1998. Since 1988, Dr. Cavanaugh has served as a general partner of HealthCare Ventures LLC, a venture capital management company. Dr. Cavanaugh was formerly president of SmithKline & French Laboratories—U.S., the pharmaceutical division of SmithKline Beckman Corporation. Previously, he was president of SmithKline Beckman’s clinical laboratory business and, before that, president of Allergan International, a pharmaceutical company. Prior to his industry experience, Dr. Cavanaugh served in numerous senior posts with the U.S. Government on the White House Staff as staff assistant to the President for Health Affairs and then deputy director of the Domestic Council. He also served as deputy assistant to the President for Domestic Affairs and deputy chief of the White House staff. Prior to that, he was a member of the faculty of College of Medicine and the Graduate College at the University of Iowa." [1]

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  1. Board, Verenium, accessed January 27, 2009.