Jackson Labs CEO Leaving

Xconomy Boston — 

The Jackson Laboratory, a Bar Harbor, ME-based nonprofit provider of genetic research and lab mice, said yesterday that its president and CEO Richard Woychik is stepping down from his post. Woychik, who took over as chief executive in 2002, told the nonprofit’s board of trustees that he is open to staying on while the firm searches for his replacement. The organization, a major biotech employer in Maine, has a total of 1,318 employees in Maine and Sacramento, CA, and an annual budget of $170 million for the current fiscal year.