MISSISSAUGA, Ont.--Base4 Bioinformatics announced that it has appointed Mark Pearson and Susan Miller to its board of directors. Miller's experience in the personal computer industry includes positions as president of Compaq Canada, as founding president of Tallgrass Canada, and in executive management at Merisel in Canada and Europe. Pearson is a former president of Molecumetics in Seattle.
Martin Sumner-Smith, president and CEO of Base4, said, "Pearson represents a strategic addition to the board to provide guidance as Base4 expands into the US market. His insights into the convergence of electronic and information technologies as they will apply to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries will assist in positioning Base4 as a leading supplier to this sector."