Ulrich Schriek, Jean-Pascal Viola
Qiagen said that Ulrich Schriek will become senior advisor to Qiagen CEO Peer Schatz effective May 20, 2015. Schriek has spent 18 years leading Qiagen's business development activities, most recently as senior vice president and head of corporate business development and intellectual property and litigation.
Jean-Pascal Viola, current vice president and global head of mergers and acquisitions and corporate ventures at Qiagen, will take on Schriek's former role. Viola joined Qiagen in 2005 and has been instrumental in the acquisitions of Cellestis, Corbett, DxS, and Enzymatics, Qiagen said.