Laboratory automation firm HighRes Biosolutions has hired Andy Zaayenga as director of business development.
Prior to joining HighRes, Zaayenga held senior management positions at SmarterLab, Tecan REMP, TekCel, and Zymark.
He is currently a section editor for the Journal of Combinatorial Chemistry & High Throughput Screening.
The Association for Laboratory Automation has named three new board members who will be appointed at the upcoming LabAutomation 2010 conference, scheduled for Jan. 23-27 in Palm Springs, Calif.
The new directors include Robyn Rourick, a pharmaceutical consultant who most recently served as director of pharmaceutical sciences at Kalypsis; Craig Schulz, a senior research scientist and lead automation specialist at Amgen; and Nitin Sood, general manager of the automation solutions business at Agilent Technologies.