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Mark B. Skaletsky Named to the Bentley College Board of Trustess

June 7, 1998

WALTHAM, Mass. - Mark B. Skaletsky of Sudbury, Mass., has been elected to the Bentley College Board of Trustees.

A 1970 graduate of the college, Skaletsky is the president and chief executive officer of Waltham-based GelTex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Prior to joining GelTex, Skaletsky acted as chairman of both Opta Food Ingredients and Enzytech, Inc. He also served as president and chief executive officer of Biogen, Inc., and as the director of marketing and development for Bristol-Myers, Inc.

He currently acts as a director for LeukoSite, Inc. and Isis Pharmaceuticals, and is a former director of Biogen, Inc., Dynagen, Inc., and Alkermes, Inc.

A winner of Esquire magazine's "Best of the New Generation Award" in 1988, Skaletsky was a recipient of The Bentley College Distinguished Alumni Award in 1995. He has established the Mark Skaletsky Family Scholarship, which benefits an undergraduate business student who includes business ethics as part of his or her course of study.

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