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People in the News: Sep 8, 2009


Agilent Technologies announced that Mike McMullen was promoted to senior vice president of Agilent and president of the Chemical Analysis Group, while Nick Roelofs was promoted to Agilent SVP and president of the Life Sciences Group. Each had previously been vice president and general manager of his respective unit within the Life Science and Chemical Analysis Group, which was split in two last week.

Agilent has also promoted Marie Oh Huber to be senior vice president, general counsel, and secretary. Huber already served as VP, deputy general counsel, and assistant secretary, and she has managed the team that advises the board of directors and the management team on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, securities, and other issues. She previously worked for a decade at Hewlett-Packard as an M&A and securities attorney.

Biomatrica, a company that sells tools for room temperature sample storage and stabilization, last week made several appointments to its management team.

Martin Latterich has been named senior director of R&D. Latterich once served as director of proteomics at Illumina.

Also, Marylinn Munson has been appointed as vice president of business development for Biomatrica. She most recently served as director of global sales operations at Illumina. Prior to joining Illumina, Munson held positions at Agilent Technologies, Nanogen, Amersham Pharmacia Biotech, and Molecular Dynamics, Biomatrica said.

Finally, Omoshile Clement joined the company as its marketing manager. Clement was most recently a senior product manager for informatics, systems, and software at Illumina. Before that, he held similar positions at Bio-Rad and Accelrys.

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