Dendreon Adds Ex-ImClone CEO to Board

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Seattle-based Dendreon (NASDAQ: DNDN) said today it has named John H. Johnson, the CEO of East Brunswick, NJ-based Savient Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: SVNT). Johnson was previously the head of Eli Lilly’s oncology business unit, and the CEO of ImClone Systems, the cancer drug developer, when it was acquired by Lilly for more than $6.5 billion in 2008.