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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Luminex has elected four Class III members to serve three year terms on its board of directors. The company elected Patrick Balthrop, who is company president and CEO; Walter Lowenbaum, who is chairman and CEO of Mumboe and Chairman of Luminex; and Kevin McNamara, who is director of Tyson Foods.

The company also has elected Edward Ogunro to serve as an independent director. Ogunro also serves on the board of Applied Neurosolutions, and he was a senior executive at Hospira.

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