The School of Science at IUPUI hired Nigel Richards as chairman of the department of chemistry and chemical biology. Richards, who previously worked for 21 years at the University of Florida, specializes in the study of enzymes. Richards earned his doctorate in organic chemistry from Cambridge University in 1984.

Andrew Rosenberg has been appointed to lead Mercer’s Health & Benefits business in Indianapolis. Rosenberg joined Mercer in 2006. He holds an MBA from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in management from Anderson University.

Indiana University Health named Bill McConnell its chief information officer. Most recently, McConnell was CEO of an Indianapolis startup, FlowCo Inc. Before that, he was a senior vice president of Boston Scientific Cardiac Rhythm Management in St. Paul, Minn., and before that the CIO for Indianapolis-based Guidant Corp. McConnell also worked as a managing partner for Arthur Andersen in Indianapolis.

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