Fluidigm: Puneet Suri
Fluidigm President and CEO Chis Linthwaite said during the company's third quarter earnings call that Puneet Suri has been named chief digital officer at Fluidigm. Suri has previously served as vice president, smart lab and digital science at Thermo Fisher Scientific, according to his LinkedIn profile. Prior to that he was senior director of software engineering at Life Technologies, which was acquired by Thermo Fisher, and before that, he spent a decade as a software development engineer and manager at Life Technologies predecessor Applied Biosystems.
908 Devices: Kevin Hrusovsky
908 Devices, a company specializing in handheld and desktop mass spectrometry devices for chemical and biomolecular analysis, has appointed Kevin Hrusovsky as chairman of its board of directors. Hrusovsky has served on the company's board since 2013. He is currently chairman, CEO, and president of Quanterix, and is the founder of Powering Precision Health, a nonprofit global think tank composed of medical, research, and financial experts.
Yourgene Health: Joanne Mason, Bill Chang
Joanne Mason has been promoted to CSO and director of Yourgene Health. Since joining the company in late 2019, she had been director of research and development. Previously, she was VP of biodiscovery at Cambridge Epigenetix and director of sequencing and sample acquisition at Genomics England. Mason holds a PhD in molecular and cellular biology from the University of Cambridge.
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