NanoString Technologies has appointed Chad Brown as senior vice president of sales and marketing. With more than 35 years of experience in life science tools and clinical diagnostics, Brown most recently served as the president and head of commercial operations for North America at Qiagen. Prior to that, Brown was with Roche Diagnostics Corporation, where he held a series of commercial leadership positions in the applied sciences and centralized diagnostics businesses. He has also held sales leadership positions in several medical device and healthcare companies, including Chiron Diagnostics, Rotech Healthcare, Apria Healthcare, and Humana.
Brown succeeds Barney Saunders, who is expected to stay with NanoString for a three-month transition period before pursuing other professional opportunities.
Caribou Biosciences has appointed Steven Kanner as CSO. Kanner has more than 25 years of experience in drug discovery and development. He previously served in various research leadership roles at Bristol-Myers Squibb, Astex Pharmaceuticals, and Agensys/Astellas Pharma. Most recently, he served as vice president of discovery biology at Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals.
Oneservice, a Swiss company offering complete managed service solutions, consulting, and learning for the life science, diagnostics, and medical device industries, has appointed Matthias Raquet as CEO. Raquet joins Oneservice from Qiagen, where he has worked since 2001, most recently as vice president and head of global service solutions and global customer management. Prior to Qiagen he worked in various management roles at Amersham Pharmacia.
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