HumanCode has appointed Carlos Bustamante to its scientific advisory board. Bustamante is currently a professor of computational genomics and biomedical informatics at Stanford University. He will provide scientific guidance to the company following the launch of its BabyGlimpse DNA app for couples to explore the genetics of potential offspring.
Douglas Berthiaume and Christopher O'Connell
Douglas Berthiaume is retiring as chairman of Waters' board, effective Dec. 31. Waters President and CEO Christopher O'Connell was elected the firm's new chairman. Berthiaume became president and CEO of Waters in 1994, when it split from Millipore, and he retired as the company's CEO in 2015. He took over as chairman of the firm in 1996.
Kathryn McKenzie has been appointed principal accounting officer and vice president of finance at NeoGenomics. Previously, she worked for Chico's FAS in several roles, including as assistant controller and director of financial reporting and treasury. She also previously served as an audit manager for Ernst and Young.
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