ALine increases microfabrication business development capabilities by hiring laboratory reagent and diagnostics industry veteran
(PRWEB) November 6, 2008 -- ALine, Inc., a high-tech provider of rapid prototyping and manufacturing services for microfluidic devices, welcomes Roger Anderson, PhD, as the Vice President of Operations. Dr. Anderson brings years of entrepreneurial and business growth experience to the Company.
Leanna M. Levine, President and CEO of ALine, Inc. in making the announcement said, "We are pleased to have Dr. Anderson on our management team. His background in business development and molecular biology will allow us to pursue new product opportunities and expand into new markets. His success in new product development, product management, and experience in entrepreneurial ventures, will accelerate the growth of our business as we expand our offering of biomicrofluidic solutions. We anticipate new opportunities to provide lab on a chip solutions for point of care, laboratory, and fieldable instrumentation through Joint Ventures and OEM partnerships."
On accepting the position, Dr. Anderson commented, "I am excited about participating in the growth of ALine as it serves the Home testing, field portable and point of care diagnostics markets. ALine is uniquely positioned to address the prototyping and manufacturing needs of this burgeoning sector."
Dr. Anderson has started or participated in the start of six companies. Prior to joining ALine, Dr. Anderson held various executive positions including Division Manager for Immunobiologicals at MP Biomedicals (formerly ICN Biomedicals), President of BioCarta in San Diego (a proteomics reagent manufacturer and distributor), as well as CTO and founder of Anderson Unicom Group (An informatics company that created the industry's largest and most complete multi-supplier catalog to
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