Richard Begley, former president and CEO of 454 Corp. of Branford, Conn., has joined Ensemble Discovery of Cambridge, Mass., as president and CEO, the company said this week. Begley previously was a senior manager at Agilent Technologies, Hewlett-Packard, Schlumberger Automated Test Equipment, Perkin Elmer, and Los Alamos National Lab.

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