PALO ALTO, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Cell Biosciences, Inc., a provider of ultrasensitive protein detection and characterization systems to life science researchers, today announced three important additions to its management team.
Tim Harkness was named President and Chief Executive Officer. From 1998 through 2007, Mr. Harkness was the Chief Financial Officer for Molecular Devices Corporation where he helped build the company into a global leader in life science research tools with over $185 million in revenue before successfully selling the company in 2007. Mr. Harkness brings deep knowledge of worldwide life sciences markets, and is expected to lead the transformation of Cell Biosciences into a mature commercial operation.
Richard Lussier was named Vice President, Sales and International Operations. Mr. Lussier has more than 20 years experience in life science sales and commercial operations, including 13 years in the Applera businesses Applied Biosystems and Celera Genomics. During his tenure at Applera, he served as President and General Manager of their Japanese subsidiary for five years. More recently, Mr. Lussier established the worldwide sales, service, and support organization for Solexa Inc., now part of Illumina Inc.
Also announced was the appointment of Walter Ausserer, Ph.D. as Vice President, Marketing. Dr. Ausserer has more than 15 years experience in the development, sales, and marketing of bioanalytical instrumentation. Most recently, he directed product development at Axela Biosensors, a developer of label-free protein characterization systems. Dr. Ausserer previously held senior product development and marketing positions at Caliper Life Sciences and Dionex Corporation.
"The Cell Biosciences team has developed a truly revolutionary
technology for protein characterization that I believe has the potential to
significantly impact many areas of biological research," said Mr. Harkness.
"I am impressed by the tr
|SOURCE Cell Biosciences, Inc.|
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved