WILMINGTON,Matthew Czajkowski, who stepped down as chief financial officer at Pozen in January, is the new CFO and executive vice president of aaiPharma.

Czajkowski’s appointment was announced Tuesday night after markets had closed.

Czajkowski cited personal and family reasons when he left Pozen.

AaiPharma (Nasdaq: AAII) closed down 6 cents to $3.09 on Tuesday.

Ludo Reynders, the new president and CEO of aaiPharma. “Mr. Czajkowski has an exemplary set of financial skills and experiences. The combination of his experience as the CFO of a public growth-oriented pharmaceutical company and his banking background will provide us with much needed long-term leadership in our Corporate Finance Group,” said Ludo Reynders, the new president and CEO of aaiPharma, in a statement.

Gina Gutzeit had served as interim CFO at aaiPharma for the past six months and with the company, Reynders said.

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