BioTek Instruments announced this week that it has hired Peter Banks as scientific director. Banks will manage BioTek's applications group, while also providing scientific leadership and direction in emerging trends, opportunities, and scientific discovery across its global business platforms.
Before joining BioTek, Banks served as technology leader of bio-discovery with PerkinElmer Life and Analytical Sciences. From 2002 to 2005, Banks held a series of leadership roles with PerkinElmer, including R&D manager in Montreal and R&D portfolio leader for the life sciences business.
Michael Smith has joined the board of directors for Carestream Health, the company announced this week.
Until his retirement in 2005, Smith served as executive vice president and chief financial officer for Anthem, and its subsidiaries, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Prior to that, he served as COO and CFO of American Health Network, a former Anthem subsidiary.
Smith was previously chairman, president, and CEO of Mayflower Group.