Sigma-Aldrich has hired Helge Bastian to be vice president of global marketing in the company’s Research Biotech unit. Bastian formerly was executive vice president of life sciences services at SGS, and he held various positions at Qiagen, including vice president of global strategic marketing and VP of molecular diagnostics.
Fran DiNuzzo will take on the post of executive vice president and chief commercial officer at Strategic Diagnostics. DiNuzzo formerly was an executive in the BioAnalytical business unit at Agilent Technologies, serving as vice president and general manager of Chemical Solutions, the company’s services business, and its Integrated Biology Solutions business.
Jose Ordovas has joined Progenika’s scientific advisory board. Ordovas specializes in the genetics of cardiovascular disease, has participated in the Framingham Heart Study for over twenty years, and sits on committees at the American Heart Association and the National Institutes of Health, the company said.
Med BioGene has appointed Dennis Grimaud to its board of directors. Grimaud is CEO of Theragnostix Reference Laboratories and has 20 years of entrepreneurial and executive experience in biotechnology and molecular diagnostics, including two years as CEO of Genaco Biomedical Products.