Sigma-Aldrich has promoted Gerrit van den Dool to the newly created position of vice president of sales and David Smoller to president of the company's research biotech business unit.
 
Van den Dool joined Sigma-Aldrich in 1999 as the head of European research sales. Prior to joining the firm, he worked in sales positions at Amersham-Pharmacia and Molecular Dynamics.
 

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