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Upstate has promoted Ian Ratcliffe to president and chief operating officer, making him responsible for all business operations worldwide, the company said. Most recently, Ratcliffe was Upstate’s executive vice president of sales and innovation, and he served as chief financial officer from 1997 to 2001.

Ratcliffe was the first employee of Argonex, and was instrumental in that company’s eventual merger with Upstate Biotechnology, the company said. Ratcliffe holds an MBA from the University of Virginia.

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