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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Mark Hahn, a veteran financial executive, is the new chief financial offcer at venture-backed startup

Cempra, which raised $46 million last year, has two anti-infective drugs under development. The company has raised $78 million overall. The firm launched in 2006.

Hahn most recently served as CFO at agri-biotech firm Athenix, which was acquired by Bayer CropScience for some $400 million. He also has served as CFO at Buildlinks and Charles & Colvard.

Hahn is a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee graduatewith a degree in accounting and finance.