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A Biotech CEO Resigns After Standoff With Activist Investors

Aegerion Pharmaceuticals CEO Marc Beer has stepped down from his post after reaching a tenuous cease-fire with activist investors, leaving behind a company with an uncertain future. Beer’s resignation ends a nearly 5-year tenure at the helm of Aegerion that saw the company go public and launch its first drug. But the ex-CEO’s penchant for bluster occasionally landed him in trouble ...

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