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Gene-IT Moves U.S. Base to Boston, Hires Blackstone Exec

NEW YORK, Aug. 5-The French computational biology firm Gene-IT has appointed Ronald Ranauro to head its new U.S. base in Boston, the company said today.


Ranauro's official title is executive vice president of worldwide business development and general manager of U.S. operations. He will guide the company's business strategy.


Ranauro was co-founder and CEO of Blackstone Computing, a computing infrastructure consulting and software company. More recently, he was its vice president for business development.


Gene-IT is headquartered near Paris. Its U.S. office was formerly in Los Altos, California.

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