Valerie Palmieri, James LaFrance

Vermillion has named Valerie Palmieri president and CEO effective Jan. 1. Current CEO James LaFrance will continue to serve as chairman of the company's board.

Palmieri is currently Vermillion's COO. Prior to joining the company in October, she was president of Momentum Consulting and served as a strategic advisor to the company. Before that she was national vice president of anatomic pathology operations at Laboratory Corporation of America.

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