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Bruker Announces Promotions in Finance, Business Development Areas

NEW YORK, May 22 - Bruker Daltonics said Tuesday it had appointed John Hulburt as chief financial officer and Ulrich Giessmann as vice president in charge of the company's entire US Maldi-TOF and ESI-TOF business.

Hulburt was previously was Bruker Daltonics’ treasurer, controller, and chief accounting officer. Giessmann previously managed the development of the Billerica, Mass.-based company’s BioTOF ESI-TOF technology.

"I am exited about the opportunity to develop and manufacture products in a way that best meets the needs of our life-science customers," Giessmann said in a statement "I look forward to contribute my experience in engineering and production management to our time-of-flight mass spectrometry systems."

Giessmann has a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of Bonn in Germany. He was previously R&D manager of Finnigan MAT in Germany, where he was responsible for the development of their first MALDI-TOF instrument. Giessmann joined Bruker two years ago.

Hulburt has been with Bruker for the past year. Previously he worked for Ernst & Young and Arthur Andersen.

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