SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 4 /CNW/ -- Burrill & Company is pleased to announce
the following promotions effectively immediately:
-- Mr. Bryant Fong to Managing Director -- Bryant joined Burrill in 1998
after working with two early stage companies as a biochemist and
molecular biologist. Bryant, a UC Berkeley graduate (with distinction
and honors) in Molecular and Cell Biology-Biochemistry, has served the
Venture arm of the company being involved in all phases of its growth.
-- Mr. Greg Young to Director -- Greg joined Burrill & Company in 2000 and
also worked as a molecular biologist for an early stage company before
joining Burrill. Greg received his BS degree from UC San Diego and his
Masters in Biotechnology from Northwestern University.
-- Tiba Aynechi to Senior Associate -- Tiba joined Burrill in 2006 after
serving as a post-doc at University of California San Francisco. She
received her PhD in Biophysics from UCSF and her undergraduate degree
from UC Irvine.
-- Jackie Tay to Associate -- Prior to joining the company in 2006 Ms. Tay
worked in the Healthcare Investment Banking Group at Lehman Brothers
and at Stanford's Office of Technology Licensing. She holds a B.S in
Biology from Cornell University.
"We are delighted announce these promotions, which are reflective of the
dedication and commitment that these individuals have shown as our company
continues to grow and serve the life sciences sector," said G. Steven Burrill,
CEO, Burrill & Company, a San Francisco based global leader in life sciences
with activities in Private Equity, Venture Capital, Merchant Banking and
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