OncoCyte has appointed Michael Vicari to a newly created position of vice president of sales, in which he will report directly to president and CEO William Annett. In his new role, Vicari will be responsible for the development and successful implementation of domestic and international sales strategies for OncoCyte, with an initial focus on the expected fourth quarter US launch of the firm's liquid biopsy lung cancer test DetermaVu.
Vicari comes with 35 years of successful sales and marketing leadership within the healthcare industry, including the launch of several important diagnostic products, OncoCyte said. He previously worked with Eurofins Scientific as VP of sales & marketing for the company's clinical diagnostics business. Prior to Eurofins, he was VP of sales for Sequenom, for Monogram Biosciences, and served in senior commercial leadership roles at Genentech, Corixa Oncology, and MedImmune.