Brent Kreider has been tapped as the new senior vice president of Akceli, a cellular systems biology company headquartered in Cambridge, Mass. Kreider most recently served as vice president of biological research at Lexington, Mass.-based Phylos, where he oversaw bioinformatics, cell biology, core technology, proteomics, and selections.
Tripos has hired Elizabeth Holbrook as vice president of US sales. She was previously vice president of international sales at Affymetrix. The company also hired three US sales directors, seven senior sales executives, and six sales support scientists. In Europe, Tripos added four directors of strategic accounts, four senior sales executives, and six application scientists.