Jim Golden has left his position as vice president of research at IDC's market research unit Life Science Insights to join SAIC as chief technology officer for its commercial life science group. Golden told BioInform that he will be responsible for adapting technologies that SAIC has developed for its government and public-sector clients to the pharmaceutical IT market.
Trevor Hawkins will join MDS as chief science and technology officer, a newly created position at the company, on May 2. Hawkins will report to John Rogers, president and CEO of MDS. Hawkins most recently served as president of the molecular diagnostics business unit at GE Healthcare. Previously, he was senior vice president of development and new business initiatives at Amersham Biosciences and director of the Human Genome Project at the Department of Energy's Joint Genome Institute.