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Fisher Scientific subsidiary Dharmacon has hired Susan Strong as vice president of marketing.

Strong most recently worked as an independent consultant, primarily for the US branch of Swiss bioinformatics firm GeneData. Prior to that, she was vice president for sales and marketing at Genomica. She has also served as vice president of marketing for Dionex, and held various marketing and field positions for 14 years at Hewlett-Packard. Strong holds an MS in analytical chemistry from the University of North Carolina.


Sigma-Aldrich has named Doug Rau as its vice president of human resources, Sigma-Aldrich said this week.

Rau most recently served as vice president of human resources at Kellwood, an apparel company. He also served as Kellwood's director of training and development for five years.

Rau holds an MBA degree from Saint Louis University and a BA in business administration from the University of Missouri, Columbia.

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