Navigation Links
Cepheid Welcomes Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Date:1/17/2012

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cepheid (Nasdaq: CPHD) today announced that it has appointed Mr. Mike Fitzgerald to the position of Senior Vice President, Human Resources, effective January 14, 2012. 

Mr. Fitzgerald joins Cepheid from Verigy, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Advantest Corp., where he most recently served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources.  Prior to Verigy, Mr. Fitzgerald was Vice President of Human Resources at Varian, Inc. where he was responsible for the development and implementation of a global human resources program in support of the company's corporate goals for approximately 3,500 employees worldwide.  In total, Mr. Fitzgerald brings more than two decades of broad human resources experience to Cepheid, including Vodafone, PLC, and Xerox Financial Services.

In connection with his employment, the Compensation Committee of Cepheid's Board of Directors has granted Mr. Fitzgerald an option to purchase 56,000 shares of Cepheid common stock at the closing price of Cepheid common stock on Mr. Fitzgerald's employment commencement date and restricted stock units in respect of 10,000 shares of Cepheid common stock.  The option will become exercisable by Mr. Fitzgerald over four years, with 25% vesting on the one-year anniversary of grant and ratably monthly thereafter, and will expire after seven years from the grant date, so long as Mr. Fitzgerald continues to be employed or provide services to Cepheid.  The restricted stock units will become exercisable by Mr. Fitzgerald over four years, with 25% vesting on the one-year anniversary of the grant and as to an additional 1/16th of the restricted stock units at the end of each three-month period thereafter, so long as Mr. Fitzgerald continues to be employed or provide services to Cepheid.  The option and restricted stock units were granted as inducement grants pursuant to Section 5635(c)(4) of The NASDAQ Stock Market Rules.

About CepheidBased in Sunnyvale, Calif., Cepheid (Nasdaq: CPHD) is a leading molecular diagnostics company that is dedicated to improving healthcare by developing, manufacturing, and marketing accurate yet easy-to-use molecular systems and tests.  By automating highly complex and time-consuming manual procedures, the company's solutions deliver a better way for institutions of any size to perform sophisticated genetic testing for organisms and genetic-based diseases.  Through its strong molecular biology capabilities, the company is focusing on those applications where accurate, rapid, and actionable test results are needed most, such as managing infectious diseases and cancer. For more information, visit http://www.cepheid.com.

CONTACTS:For Media Inquiries:For Investor Inquiries:Jared Tipton

Jacquie RossCepheid Corporate Communications

Cepheid Investor RelationsTel: (408) 400 8377

Tel: (408) 400 8329cepheid.com%7Cinvestor.relations@cepheid.com" target="_blank">jared.tipton@cepheid.com

investor.relations@cepheid.com


'/>"/>

SOURCE Cepheid
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Cepheid Receives FDA Clearance for Xpert Flu, Delivering Simultaneous Detection and Differentiation of Flu A, Flu B, and 2009 H1N1 Strain
2. Cepheid Schedules 2010 Third Quarter Financial Results Announcement and Webcast
3. Cepheid to Webcast Upcoming Financial Presentations
4. Cepheid Expands Leadership Team With Appointment of Executive Vice President of Worldwide Commercial Operations
5. Cepheid Schedules 2009 Third Quarter Financial Results Announcement and Webcast
6. Cepheid Schedules 2009 Second Quarter Financial Results Announcement and Webcast
7. Cepheid Announces Symposium Speakers and Program Highlights for 19th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID)
8. Cepheid Reports 2009 First Quarter Results
9. Cepheid Schedules Fiscal 2009 First Quarter Financial Results Announcement and Webcast
10. Cepheid Announces New Diagnostic Technology to Aid World Efforts in Halting the Spread of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis (TB)
11. Cepheid Announces Preliminary 2008 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Revenue Results
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/29/2017)... SAN DIEGO , March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... developing novel oncology and drug-delivery therapies, today announced ... U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted 11 to ... (under the skin) injection was favorable for patients ... large B-cell lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia. The ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... ... March 29, 2017 , ... Cancer diagnostics ... in booth 513 at the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) 43rd Annual ... , CANCERSCAPE unites key stakeholders from leading national organizations to share insights ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... DIEGO and NEWARK, Del. ... , a privately-held regenerative medicine company, and W. ... materials science company, today announced a collaborative research agreement ... novel implantable cell therapy delivery device technologies that provide ... than a decade, ViaCyte has been developing innovative stem ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the ... Markets" report to their offering. ... The study scope includes ... RNA interference, synthetic biology tools and genome editing tools); synthetic ... These technologies and products are analyzed to determine present and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:3/7/2017)... BRIGHTON, England , March 7, 2017 Brandwatch ... been chosen by The Prince,s Trust to uncover insights ... insights across The Trust. The UK,s leading youth charity ... track social campaign results and get a better understanding of the ... ...
(Date:3/6/2017)... , March 6, 2017 Mintigo ... technology, today announced Predictive Sales Coach TM , ... actionable sales intelligence into Salesforce. This unique AI ... their sales organizations with deep knowledge of their ... for intelligent engagement. Predictive Sales Coach extends Mintigo,s ...
(Date:3/2/2017)... -- Summary This report provides all the ... its partnering interests and activities since 2010. Download ... Partnering Deals and Alliance since 2010 report provides an ... the world,s leading life sciences companies. On ... inclusion of the most up to date deal and ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):