Accelrys has appointed Rohit Shyam as vice president, corporate development and strategy. Most recently, Shyam served as partner, senior strategy expert, and solution director at Computer Sciences’ global health solutions sector. Prior to joining Computer Sciences, Shyam was a principal at IBM, where he helped launch its life sciences practice.
Symx has appointed Rex Jackson chief financial officer effective immediately.
Jackson, who joined the company in February and has served as interim chief financial officer since June, will report to CEO Isy Goldwasser.
Jackson will oversee the finance, legal, administration, investor relations, information technology, and facilities departments, the company said.
Nonlinear Dynamics has appointed of a new distributor manager, Paul Goulding, who joins Nonlinear after 10 years at UVItec, where he set up a distribution network for gel documentation systems. Goulding will focus on expanding Nonlinear's distributor network in the Asia Pacific region and developing existing distributor partnerships.
Nonlinear also has announced the appointment of SCRUM, which specializes in the marketing and sales of scientific products, as its distributor in Japan.