Amersham chair plans departure

January 22, 2003

Fourteen-year company veteran Richard Lapthorne will step down as Amersham chairman of the board May 7. Donald Brydon, who has been a nonexecutive director of Amersham for six years and is chair of the company's audit committee, will succeed him.

Fourteen-year company veteran Richard Lapthorne will step down as Amersham chairman of the board May 7. Donald Brydon, who has been a nonexecutive director of Amersham for six years and is chair of the company's audit committee, will succeed him. Lapthorne joined the Amersham board as a nonexecutive director in 1988. He served four years as chairman.