NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – San Diego-based Agena Bioscience today announced it has established a subsidiary in Shanghai.

"The Chinese market represents a significant portion of Agena Bioscience's global sales with almost 60 MassArray Systems installed to date," Agena CEO Pete Dansky said in a statement. "Direct presence within China will allow us to expand our reach and foster a high degree of engagement with our local customers in that region."

The firm has hired Bob Wang, a former Qiagen marketing director, to lead the Chinese subsidiary.

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