People on the move in February 2007.
Greenwich, CT (Feb. 20)—Aptuit, Inc. ( http://www.aptuit.com/) announced a series of promotions and shifting of responsibility in its senior management team. These changes include: Frank J. Wright becomes vice-chairman, responsible for external value creation and global integration activities and also has been nominated to the company's board of managers. Scott L. Houlton becomes chief operating officer, with responsibility for scientific operations, business process Improvement, human resources, clinical operations, and capital development. Michael J. Butler, president, scientific operations, will take responsibility for Aptuit's technology and innovation investment activities, including research and development. And Robert G. Burford, managing director, has assumed additional responsibility as chairman of the management committee of Aptuit Consulting.
InformexUSA, San Francisco (Feb. 14)—Halocarbon Products Corporation (River Edge, NJ, http://www.halocarbon.com/) named Mary Ellen Rubinstein marketing manager with responsibility for three product lines: inhalation anesthetics; fluorochemicals; and oils, greases, and waxes. Halocarbon is a producer of specialty fluorochemicals.