Phylogica appoints new Chair

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Phylogica (ASX:PYC) has appointed Ms Stephanie Unwin as non-executive Chair of the board of directors, with immediate effect.

Ms Unwin succeeds Mr Bruce McHarrie as Chair, who has resigned his position with the Board to focus on a recent full time executive appointment with another organisation.

Mr McHarrie was a co-founder of Phylogica whilst at the Telethon Kids Institute and has been a director since its inception.

The board said it thanks him on behalf of shareholders for his "dedicated and meritorious contribution to Phylogica."

"Ms Unwin’s expertise in commercialisation, organisational transformation and strategic planning makes her particularly well suited to the role as Chair where she will oversee all of these key activities during the next pivotal phase of the company’s development," said the company.