David Hoffmeister has become CFO and senior vice president of Invitrogen, succeeding Eric Winzer, the Carlsbad, Calif.-based company said this week. He joins the company from McKinsey, where he was a senior partner. Winzer will remain part of the Invitrogen executive team.
Kate Gilbert has been promoted to director of marketing of Ciphergen Biosystems. She replaces Dick Rubin, who left the company in August. Gilbert was previously consumables product manager at Ciphergen.