Progenika Biopharma has named Richard Lussier to the posts of chief operating officer and general manager. Ignacio Martinez has been tapped as chief financial officer and Duncan Whitney is the new chief scientific officer.
Lussier spent 13 years at Applera in marketing and management with Applied Biosystems and Celera Genomics, and he recently worked with Solexa and Illumina.
Martinez started at Progenika in Spain as chief financial officer in 2005, and he previously was involved in high tech and biotech venture capital investing.
Whitney formerly was vice president of research and development at US Genomics and was vice president of technology development at Exact Sciences.