Invitrogen on Tuesday named David Hoffmeister as chief financial officer, replacing Eric Winzer, who held the post since 2002. Winzer will remain on the Invitrogen staff and will manage the installation of enterprise resource planning for the company, typically a lengthy and expensive information technology project. Hoffmeister comes to Invitrogen after 20 years at McKinsey & Co., where he left as a senior partner specializing in mergers and acquisitions.

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