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Disgraced at Vertex, Ian Smith’s career implosion ends with swift exile from biotech boards

Ian Smith’s biopharma career went over a cliff on January 23rd when Vertex abruptly fired him for unexplained “personal behavior” the executive crew found unacceptable. Exile followed as his board seats quickly began to tumble after that.


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Recursion Pharmaceuticals Salt Lake City, UT
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