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David Thorpe, John Clouston, Leonard Keenan, John Abeles

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David Thorpe, John Clouston, and Leonard Keenan have joined Ariadne Genomics’ North American and European sales teams, the company said this week.
 
Clouston joins Ariadne as sales manager in the North American market. Previously, he held a similar position at Silicon Genetics (now GeneSpring at Agilent Technologies).
 
Thorpe has been appointed director of enterprise sales and will lead corporate and enterprise sales efforts in North America and Europe. He held senior-level positions at OriGene Technologies, CambridgeSoft, and InforMax (now Invitrogen).
 
Keenan serves as business development associate for the European market. He previously held business development and sales management positions at a variety of software companies.
 

 
John Abeles joined CombiMatrix’s Scientific Advisory Board, parent company Acacia Research said this week.
 
Abeles practiced medicine in London before becoming a senior executive at Pfizer, Sterling Drug, and Revlon Health Care. He was a healthcare analyst with Kidder Peabody and later formed MedVest, a healthcare consulting firm. He was a healthcare analyst with and later formed, a healthcare consulting firm.
 
Abeles received his medical degree as well as a degree in pharmacology from the University of Birmingham, UK

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