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Greg Herrema, David Weber, Mark Beck

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The Analytical and Life Science Systems Association last month named three new officers to its board of directors: Greg Herrema, president of scientific instruments for Thermo Fisher Scientific; David Weber, president and CEO of Eksigent; and Mark Beck, vice president and general manager of Corning Life Sciences.
 
ALSSA is the main trade association for manufacturers and marketers of products and technology for analysis and measurement in the life sciences and chemistry.

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