Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> October 5, 2000

Geoffrey Cox – Aronex Pharmaceuticals Inc (arnx)

GEOFFREY F. COX has more than 30 years of pharmaceutical and biotechnology experience. In 1984, Dr. Cox joined Genzyme Corporation in the UK and became Senior Vice President, Operations in the US in 1988. Dr. Cox later became Executive Vice President responsible for operations and the pharmaceutical, diagnostic and genetics business units of Genzyme. Prior to joining Genzyme, Dr. Cox was General Manager of UK manufacturing operations for Gist-brocades. In 1997, Dr. Cox became Chairman and CEO of Aronex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and subsequently, in July 2001, became Chairman and CEO of Genzyme Transgenics Corporation. Profile
TWST: Could we begin with a brief overview of Aronex Pharmaceuticals?

Dr. Cox: The company is based in The Woodlands, Texas, which is just

north of Houston. We developed a technology that came