Jonesboro man appointed to lottery position

JONESBORO, AR(KAIT) – A Jonesboro native has been appointed to the Arkansas LotteryCommission.

According to aMonday news release from the lottery commission, Doug Pierce was recentlyappointed by to a six-year term by Arkansas House Speaker Davy Carter. Piercereplaces Mike Malone of Fayetteville.

The commission newsrelease states Pierce is a 1995 graduate of Arkansas State University and hasheld several positions in the biotechnology industry. He is the southeast U.S.division sales manager for biotechnology firm Genentech as well.

His appointmentexpires in April 2019.

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